Fazil Abdul Rahiman is an energy and sustainability consultant with over 6 years of experience comprising the areas of project management, consulting, R&D and engineering. Currently in his role as Asst. Technical Manager at Dubai Carbon Centre of Excellence (DCCE), he manages projects dealing with emission reduction strategy & policy, energy efficiency, renewable energy and climate change mitigation. Fazil holds an M.Sc in Electrical Power Engineering from Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, UAE in collaboration with Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA and a B.Tech in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Mahatma Gandhi University, India.  He is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP), Certified Measuring and Verification Professional (CMVP) and a certified Lead Verifier on GHG Accounting (ISO14064:2006). Fazil is also one of the first International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) scholars and Masdar’s Young Future Energy Leader (YFEL). He is also the Technical Secretary for Dubai’s Carbon Abatement Strategy’s Technical Committee. Fazil introduced the concept of Demand Response Mismatch to the research world, which is published in the IEEE Journal of Smart grids. For developing the concept of ‘Self-sufficient villages employing renewable energy’, he was awarded by the Agency for Non-Conventional Energy and Rural Technology (ANERT) India.