Mahir Sarfati was born in Turkey. He received the M.Sc. degree in electrical engineering from the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Stockholm, Sweden, in 2012. He joined the department of Electric Power Systems at Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) as PhD Student in September 2012. The objective of his PhD project is to study different issues in the context of the Swedish electricity supply industry under zonal pricing and possible solutions to the problems arising from zonal pricing.