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Rizwaan Z Sahib

Managing Director, Sustainability & ESG

Executive Summary

Before coming to the BDO, Riz spent over 16 years in the energy industry. Initially starting working with California ISO integrating renewable assets, implementing demand response program and supporting settlements team. He then worked with startups which focused on energy efficiency and onsite load managements solutions. He performed energy audits and structured contracts to help clients saving money and improve their sustainability profiles.

Riz spent most of his career working at Brookfield Renewables in various roles but spent majority of time as the Chief Information Technology Officer, leading the technology team, and leading the Value Creation Program. He worked with operating business-like Distributed Solar, Energy Services Providers and Utility Generators optimize the business process and the commercial team to develop and implement products to service retail and commercial customer. As part of the Value Creation role Riz worked with Operating business to develop business case to invest in solutions to reduce operating costs, improve revenue and the sustainability profile of assets and businesses.

  • M.B.A., Business Administration and Technology, University of Phoenix
  • B.S., Electrical Engineering & Power Systems, California Polytechnical, San Luis Obispo