Antoine Lucas has 17 years of power industry experience in various roles on both the utility and Regional Transmission Organization (RTO) sides of the electric power transmission business. Antoine has worked at Southwest Power Pool (SPP) for 12 years and currently serves as Director of Transmission Planning. In this role, Antoine is responsible for leading a team of professionals to develop electric power system network models, provide reliability planning coordination, and establish cost-effective infrastructure expansion plans that ensure a reliable and economical electrical power system for the future. Antoine previously served in various management and engineer roles within SPP since joining the organization in 2007. Prior to joining SPP, Antoine worked in real time system operations for Entergy Services, Inc. in roles as an engineer and system operator. Antoine earned a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Arkansas-Little Rock and a Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering from Louisiana Tech University.