Masood Malik has rich international background in development assistance; his last assignment was Senior Energy Advisor in USAID/Africa Bureau, deeply involved in the design and operations of the Power Africa initiative. Before that for over 30 years, he had been engaged in the design and implementation of assistance programs for USAID, the World Bank, the Asian Development Bank, and for private for-profit and non-profit companies in senior capacities. Mr Malik lives in the Washington DC area, where he also holds a portfolio of residential and commercial real estate investments. He holds a Master’s in Economics from the George Washington University, Washington DC, a Master’s in Systems Engineering and Management from the Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok, and a B.E. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore, Pakistan.