Kansas Power Pool
Senior Director of Wholesale Electric
Origination and Resource Planning
Ahmad (AK) joined the Kansas Power Pool in 2014 as Operations Manager. He is responsible for power operation functions. AK has more than 27 years of experience in the power marketing industry including MISO, PJM and CAISO. Before joining the KPP, he served for nearly 23 years at Xcel Energy Company where he held various positions. At Xcel Energy he served as trading analyst, portfolio manager and market pricing consultant and was responsible for MISO portfolio of 9,800 MW’s and all Xcel Energy generation assets. His primary functions included managing long-term power purchase agreements, day-ahead and wholesale markets. He also has extensive experience in high pressure natural gas pipelines, compressor stations, and in gas supply. AK earned Bachelor of Science Degrees in Civil Engineering Technology and in Energy Management from University of South Dakota and Minnesota State University.