Julia McDonald

Senior Engineer

Julia is a Senior Engineer at ITP Renewables and has 11 years’ experience in the energy industry. She has a background in power systems and renewable energy engineering, specialising in renewable energy integration projects in the Pacific region. Julia’s experience spans projects of all scales in the Pacific region and in Australia, ranging from 5 MW solar farms to off-grid solar systems for remote communities in the Pacific. Recent major projects include development of an energy sector Master Plan for the FSM, design of island hybrid systems for Tuvalu and the Cook Islands, and high-penetration renewable energy integration for the Marshall Islands.

Julia is currently the Australian representative on the International Energy Agency (IEA)’s electric vehicle working group. She has been involved in the electric vehicle industry since 2008 and drives an electric classic Volkswagen Beetle. She is on the board of the Electric Vehicle Council and ran the Canberra International Electric Vehicle Festival since 2009.

Julia hold a Masters in Power Systems Engineering (Wollongong) and a Bachelor of Engineering/Bachelor of Arts (ANU).

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