Maqsood has over 17 years of diverse experience in managing energy markets especially Commercial function within a City Gas Distribution that includes Bulk Selling and Retail Management and has worked in past in managing Utility Measurements (Electricity, Water and Gas) and Utility Management Services in varied realms viz. Research & Engineering, Field Services, Sales, Marketing and Business Development. Maqsood is responsible for all the commercial activities of Gujarat Gas Company Ltd including market operations in PNG, gas sourcing, strategy & business planning, and the CNG business. He joined Gujarat Gas Company Ltd. during 2008 as General Manager – Commercial Operations and thereafter had been managing various segments of market.
He started his career as R&D Engineer in 1997 with ABB Ltd in Mumbai working on Power Line Communications and Digital Electricity Meters. Prior to his current engagement, he has worked as General Manager – Business Development with Schlumberger in New Delhi responsible for introducing intelligent electricity meters and pioneered installation of modern communicable submerged water meters in leading municipalities of the country. Apart from working in Mumbai and New Delhi, Maqsood has worked on projects in ABB-US and Schlumberger, UK and France.
Maqsood is a graduate in Physics and also completed his B.Tech. in Industrial Electronics Engineering specializing in Digital Signal Processing from Mumbai University in year 1996. He is an alumnus of IIM-Calcutta in General Management and is also now an alumni of IIM-Ahmedabad after undergoing a MDP at IIM-A during 2009