Risnes is head of section at Statnett, the Norwegian TSO, where she is responsible for developing the TSO/DSO interaction and access from new, distributed energy resources into the balancing and congestion markets. She holds a master degree in energy and environmental engineering from the Norwegian university of Science and Technology. Her working experience includes several years with the Norwegian energy regulator and she has also worked for a Norwegian DSO. Risnes has worked at Statnett since 2013, holding various position within System and markets development. Anne Sofie Risnes has been part of the TSO/DSO drafting team on ASM representing ENTSO E.