Dr. Howard Sedding graduated with a BSc in electrical and electronic engineering at the University of Strathclyde and then acquired MSc and PhD degrees. His PhD Thesis was on the degradation of epoxy mica insulation used in rotating machines.
Most of Dr. Sedding’s career was spent working at the Research Division of Ontario Hydro, later known as Kinectrics. He is currently, employed as an Insulation Engineer at Iris Power. Howard is an active member of numerous technical committees, and has contributed to many IEEE and IEC standards concerned with electrical insulation. Specifically, he is the Chair of the Canadian committee for IEC TC112 , the International Secretary of IEC TC42 and was the Canadian representative for Cigre SC A1. Howard has authored and co-authored more than 150 technical papers.