Shahzad brings operational expertise in the power industry. He is former President, Europe CIS and Africa; EVP, of the AES Corp., the global power company, where he was responsible for operations and business development for power assets in Europe, CIS and Africa, a business with revenues of $1.4bn, 12,000 MW of generation and three distribution companies. He also led the development, financing, construction and operation of six gas fired combined cycle projects totalling over 2,500MW.
Prior to joining AES, he was an engagement manager for McKinsey & Company. He holds a Masters of Energy Management and Policy, Wharton School/ Univ. of Penn. and a BSc Mechanical Engineering, NED University.