Bamshad Houshyani is an associate senior consultant at Climate Focus. His contribution to climate change consultancy features in-depth technical/engineering knowledge and creative problem solving in various types of renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies including methodology design and Monitoring, Reporting and Verification systems (MRV). Bamshad initiated the MRV+ concept, an advanced Monitoring/Measurement, Reporting and Verification (MRV) system for measuring carbon mitigations as well as sustainable development co-benefits based on smart phones, mobile/tablet applications and data cloud systems. The assignments he has been involved in comprise technologies for micro to large-scale projects in Asia, Africa, Latin/North America and the Middle East.
Bamshad is a Small Scale Methodology Working Group member of the UNFCCC Executive Board. He has a lifelong passion for renewable off-grid electrification solutions, which keeps him busy outside of his work with Climate Focus.
Bamshad holds degrees from the University of Guilan and Tehran TM (BSc in irrigation and drainage engineering and MSc in rivers and hydro-structures) and University of Utrecht (MSc in energy science and sustainability).