Bishal brings 22 years of global experiences working with a wide range of public and private sector partners across energy, climate, energy efficiency, environment, and sustainability. He brings expertise in designing, developing, and implementing multi-dimensional energy sector projects with governments, development agencies and private sector entities. As an economist by training, his expertise includes financial analysis, quantitative modelling, policy, research and project design. He also has demonstrated track record in the design, implementation, and financing of distributed energy systems, having worked extensively with on and off-grid solar solutions. Outside of work, Bishal is an avid writer, frequently focusing on political and social issues. He holds a master’s degree in economics from the University of Maryland and an undergraduate degree in economics, mathematics, and political science from Monmouth College.