Syed Ahmed

Syed Ahmed, PhD, MBA, CEng, Principal Advisor, Transmission and Regulatory, has over 20 years of experience, including management and leadership roles, in transmission project coordination and planning, electric power system regulation, policy markets, and project financial modeling. Syed’s knowledge and experience includes transmission projects management for New England Power Pool (NEPOOL) and NYISO within the Forward Capacity Market (FCM) and Energy Markets, reactive power market structures for Great Britain System Operator (GBSO), and Power Pool. Information Technology (IT) and programming skills are in line with state of the art technology development.

Areas of Expertise

·     Electric Generation and Transmission

·     Long and short term System Resource planning 

·     Capacity Market design

·     Energy Economics

·     Non-Wires Alternatives (Distributed Generation and Battery Storage)

·     System Planning and Market Design

·     Resource Adequacy

Experience & Background

·     Years of experience in the electric power industry......................................................................... 1995–Present

·     Principal Advisor, Transmission and Regulatory, Quanta Technology............................................ 2017–Present

·     Principal Engineer, Business Development, National Grid Ventures ............................................. 2016–2017

·     Principal Engineer, Transmission Planning, National Grid Service Company................................. 2008–2016

·     Team Lead, System operations, National Grid, Plc......................................................................... 2006–2008

·     Team Lead, Senior Engineer, System Development and Connections, National Grid, Plc............. 2001–2006

·     Assistant Professor/Contract Research Staff, University of Manchester, UK…………………..…….1995-2001

Accomplishments & Industry Recognition

·     Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE)

·     Chartered Engineer (CENG), Engineering Council, UK

·     Member, Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), UK

·     Member, Beta Sigma Gamma (BSG), International Honor Society for Collegiate schools in Business

·     Industrial Reviewer of IEEE Power and Engineering Society (PES) papers

Education

·     PhD, Electrical Engineering, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK, 1999

·     MS, Elec. Eng. and Electronics, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), 1995

·     BS, Elec. Eng. and Electronics, , Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), 1992

·     MBA in Finance, University of Massachusetts (UMASS) at Lowell, MA, USA 2014

 

Syed can be contacted at Sahmed@Quanta-Technology.com