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Shafiqul Alam

Lead Analyst, Bangladesh Energy

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Shafiqul Alam is IEEFA’s Lead Analyst, Energy, for Bangladesh. He has more than a decade of experience in the energy and climate change sectors. His interests primarily center on renewable energy, energy efficiency, climate finance, and policy instruments to spearhead the clean energy transition.

Prior to joining IEEFA, he worked with international development agencies and private sector organizations across the broad spectrum of energy transition and climate change mitigation in various capacities. He led the formulation of national clean energy regulations, implemented award-winning climate change mitigation projects under the Clean Development Mechanism, and conducted sectoral and organizational development needs assessments to promote renewable energy and energy efficiency. He also carried out exploratory research on carbon pricing instruments.

During the last decade, Shafiq published extensively, both on local and international platforms, to substantiate the rationality of advancing clean energy transition and climate-resilient development.

In 2018, he received the prestigious International Climate Protection Fellowship from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Germany. He is also a recipient of the Clean Energy Fellowship of the National Bureau of Asian Research, USA.

Shafiq holds a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering along with a
Masters in environmental economics and an MBA in finance.

Languages: English (fluent), Bangla (native)

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