Mr. Masud has consulted for the World Bank, EBRD, and USAID in
Albania, Czech Republic, Egypt, Ghana, Indonesia, Latvia, Norway,
Pakistan, Russia, Tanzania.
He has been at the forefront of innovation at U.S. utility and
regulatory organizations, and has conducted large, complex studies
such as the U.S. National Power Grid Study and National
Electric Reliability Study. He has testified in regulatory
proceedings, developed models used by the electric utility industry,
managed research programs, conducted workshops for senior utility
and government personnel, and is the author of more than 120
technical and non-technical articles and reports. His assessment of
the August 14, 2003 blackout appeared as on op-ed in the Christian Science Monitor. His efforts to expose
waste in the electricity sector were the subject of an article
by Jack Anderson.
Mr. Masud registered as a professional engineer. He was Senior Member of
the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, and a
member of its System Planning Subcommittee, International Practices
Subcommittee, and Long Range Planning Task Force. He was also a member of
the NARUC Subcommittee on Electricity, and on the Advisory Panel
of the international journal Electric Power Systems Research. He
is the founder and CEO of The Wisdom Fund.
His formal education includes an M.S. (Management Science, Operations
Research, Computer Science), B.S.(Electrical Engineering), B.S. (Physics,