Mohammed Abul Kashem Mahmud

Director of Regional Energy Trade, USAID Bangladesh Advancing Development and Growth through Energy (BADGE)

Mahmud comes with over 34 years of experience in the Power Sector under the Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB) and Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission. He has experience on power plant operation & maintenance, generation planning, project planning, and regulatory issues. He also held the position of Chief Engineer (I/C) of Chittagong Power Station, and was also the director of System Planning and project planning of BPDB. Mr. Mahmud was also a technical Member of the feasibility study team of different studies including the Bharampur-Bheramara 400 KV Double Circuit inter-connection line to facilitate CBET with India which was successfully implemented in 2013. He retired from Government service in February 2020 as an Additional Chief Engineer. Mr. Mahmud is a Graduate Engineer in the field of EEE and now serving under Tetra Tech with the BADGE Program as a Director of Regional Energy Trade.

10:00 AM - 11:59 AM

September 9 Day 2

Session: A common vision: The benefits of energy connectivity through enhanced regional cooperation

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A K Mahmud
Director, Regional Energy Trade, USAID BADGE

Welcome Remarks:

Abdelkader (Ed) Elrahal
Chief of Party, USAID BADGE


Md. Habibur Rahman
Senior Secretary, Power Division

Dr. Muhammad Khan
Director, Economic Growth Office, USAID Bangladesh

Nahim Razzaq, MP
Convenor, Climate Parliament Bangladesh


Md Mahbubur Rahman
Chairman, Bangladesh Power Development Board

Md. Raihan Akhtar
Joint Secretary, Power Division

Shayan Shafi
Energy Team Leader, USAID Bangladesh

Kelly Hewitt
Principal Energy Specialist, ADB

Waleed S. Alsuraih
Lead Energy Specialist, World Bank, South Asia Region

Farzana Mustafa
Climate and Environment Adviser
British High Commission


Mr Nahim Razzaq, MP
Convenor, Climate Parliament Bangladesh

Vote of Thanks:

Dr. Alam Hossain Mondal
Deputy Chief of Party, USAID BADGE