Ahmad Faruqui is an internationally recognized energy economist. He has analyzed the efficacy of a variety of different tariff structure and carried out a meta-analysis of experimental results. Besides tariffs, his areas of expertise include demand response, energy efficiency, distributed energy resources, advanced metering infrastructure, plug-in electric vehicles, energy storage, inter-fuel substitution, combined heat and power, microgrids, and demand forecasting. He has worked for nearly 150 clients on 5 continents and testified or appeared before commissions in several states and provinces. He has presented on a variety of energy issues to governments in Australia, Egypt, Ireland, Jamaica, Philippines, New Zealand, Saudi Arabia, Thailand, and Britain. He has taught economics at the University of Karachi, the University of California, Davis, and San Jose State. He holds BA and MA degrees from the University of Karachi, an MA in agricultural economics and a PhD in economics from the University of California, Davis.