Muhammed Ali is JCM’s Director in Pakistan, where he oversees all of the company’s projects. He is responsible for establishing, staffing, and leading JCM’s Pakistan office. Muhammed is initiating and developing long-term partnerships with local partners, communities, and government and financial institutions to build and operate clean energy projects in Pakistan.
Muhammed has over a decade of experience in the energy sector with in-depth exposure to key developments in the renewable energy, complemented by extensive planning, analytical, asset, and project management experience. As a Senior Project Manager, he has successfully managed over 1 Gigawatt of complex and politically sensitive generation connections. Muhammed has managed multimillion dollar budgets and directed a cross-functional team of engineers, as well as construction, commissioning and operating professionals to complete the projects under tight timelines. He has served in various leadership roles with standards and regulatory bodies in North America including the Northeast Power Coordinating Council Inc. (NPCC), the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC), and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), while actively participating in continent-wide standards developments in the North American utility sector.
He was awarded Hydro One President’s Award in 2011 for Excellence in Innovation in recognition of his work on designing, testing, and implementing the Online Capacity Calculator for Generation Connections. In 2010, he examined economical alternative options for the connection of constraint generation projects and published a research paper on their successful implementation under CIGRÉ (Conseil International des Grands Réseaux Électriques/International Council on Large Electric Systems). Muhammed received his Bachelor of Applied Science in Electrical Engineering with honours from the University of Windsor in Ontario, Canada. He is fluent in English, Urdu, and Punjabi.