SARI Energu

South Asia Regional Initiative for Energy Integration

Task Force -3 Profile

Dr. Salim Mahmud

Dr. Salim Mahmud

Member, Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission, Bangladesh

Dr. Salim Mahmud is currently working as a Member (Commissioner) of Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (BERC)

Dr. Mahmud completed his PhD in Energy Law and Policy from the Dundee University’s (UK) internationally reputed Centre for Energy, Petroleum and Mineral Law and Policy (CEPMLP).

Dr. Mahmud had made important contributions in drafting the Gas Act 2010, the Power and Energy Fast Supply Enhancement (Special Provision) Act 2010, Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (Amendment) Act 2010, Sustainable and Renewable Energy Development Authority (SREDA) Act 2012, Energy Efficiency and Conservation Rules 2013, Renewable Energy Rules 2013. He also made important contributions in framing a number of Regulations under the BERC Act including BERC Disputes Settlement Regulations 2014.

Dr. Mahmud is the member of South Asia Regional Initiative/Energy Integration (SARI/EI) for South Asia Regional Electricity Markets Development (Task Force 3). He has also been working as a member of LCG Working Group-Energy nominated by BERC since 25 September 2011.

Dr. Mahmud is the Chairman of several Arbitration Tribunals constituted by BERC under the provisions of BERC Act 2003 for resolving disputes between licensees or between licensees and Consumers.

Dr. Mahmud is a Director (independent) of United Commercial Bank Ltd (UCBL) – a first generation private bank in Bangladesh.