Dr Marek Loboda was born in 1946 in Warsaw. He has got M. Sc. from the Department of Electrical Engineering, Warsaw University of Technology (WUT) in Poland in 1971 and Ph. D. from the Faculty of Electrical Engineering Department of WUT in 1980. He is working as researcher and academic teacher at the Department of High Voltage Engineering and Electrical Apparatus at WUT. He is author and co-author of app. 150 publications related to problems of lightning protection, electromagnetic compatibility, grounding and bonding systems as well of life working at electric power systems and installations. He is participating in standardization works on standards related to lightning protection and electrical installations as member of working groups (WG) and maintenance teams (MT) of IEC TC 81, TC 64 and CLC TC 81 and of CLC TC 78 – Live working. He is also member of MC of European Action COST P18 Lightning Research and its Effects.