Dr Faruqui Joins The Brattle Group

San Francisco, CA: Pakistan Link’s columnist Dr. Ahmad Faruqui has joined The Brattle Group as a Principal in the energy practice. During the past twenty-five years, he has provided strategic advice, quantitative economic analysis, and litigation support to clients throughout North America, Asia-Pacific, and the Middle East.
Dr. Faruqui is one of the world's leading authorities on utility pricing and demand response and has published widely on the topic. He was one of the lead architects of California's recent award-winning experiment with dynamic pricing that was conducted from 2003-2005 with some 2,500 residential and small business customers. The California Public Utilities Commission cited the strong results from this innovative pilot program when it unanimously approved the rollout of 9 million smart meters in northern California.
"Ahmad brings extraordinary experience and a unique perspective in energy consulting to The Brattle Group. His addition to the firm expands Brattle's capabilities in the important areas of pricing, demand response, and market-based rates," said M. Alexis Maniatis, President of The Brattle Group.
He comes to the firm after serving five years as a vice president at CRA International. Prior to working with CRA, Dr. Faruqui held senior management positions with the Electric Power Research Institute and Barakat & Chamberlin. Dr. Faruqui received his PhD in Economics and his MA in Agricultural Economics from the University of California, Davis and an undergraduate degree in Economics, Mathematics, and Statistics from the University of Karachi, Pakistan.
The Brattle Group provides consulting services and expert testimony in economics, finance, and regulation to corporations, law firms, and public agencies worldwide. Its principals are internationally recognized experts, and have strong partnerships with leading academics and highly credentialed industry specialists around the world. The Brattle Group has offices in Cambridge, Massachusetts; San Francisco; Washington, DC; Brussels; and London. For more information about the firm, go to http://www.brattle.com.


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