With MS in Electrical Engineering (Power) from the Arizona State University, US, he brings along 28 years of unique and diversified experience of working in the energy sector through project development/management, project appraisal (sponsors’ appraisal, technical feasibility, market justification, financial and economic appraisal), supervision, monitoring and control, termination or completion, and evaluation and follow up analysis, contract execution and consultancy assignments. He has worked for bilateral and multilateral donors (USAID, World Bank, Islamic Development Bank), national and international consultants (International Resources Group USA, NUST Consulting Pakistan), public sector (Energy Wing, Ministry of Planning and Development & Private Power and Infrastructure Board, Ministry of Water and Power and Gilgit-Baltistan Power Development Board), the private sector (Al Aqili Group, Dubai), and energy regulators (NEPRA and OGRA).
He also carries sound working experience in the renewable/alternate energy (solar, biogas, hydro, waste to energy, energy conservation/energy efficiency, power (generation, transmission and distribution), rural electrification, oil and gas sectors. He has also conducted end-of-project reviews of various tasks undertaken by the energy efficiency /renewable energy projects, and designed an m&e system and supported performance monitoring plans (indicating key performance indicators) for the energy efficiency/ renewable energy projects.
He played a pivotal role in preparing the first ever policy for installation of captive power generation projects in Gilgit-Baltistan (2015), and Pakistan’s Policy for Power Generation (2002).
He is often invited for guest lectures by the public/private sector universities.