Muzaffar Ahmed has two and a half years of experience in the nonprofit sector. He earned a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Mehran University of Engineering and Technology in Pakistan, and a Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering with a specialization in Renewable Energy from NED University of Engineering and Technology in Pakistan. He has recently co-founded and works as the CEO starting last year at a cleantech startup in Pakistan called Burq 7 Tech, which is developing an IoT-based electricity monitoring system for household consumers to control their bills and empower them to become responsible and eco-friendly users. He was a founding member and technical curriculum designer for CARE For Seven on their Bright Hands project – teaching young individuals in energy-poor areas hands-on skills to build, operate and maintain simple clean energy devices. His work included product research and its working principle, component calculations, technical report writing, circuit design, and developing the technical curriculum. In 2018, he was selected as an SDG-7 Talent to join UNLEASH innovation lab for the SDGs, supported by the UNDP, Deloitte, and Dalberg Advisors. He worked with a team of social scientists, engineers, public policy strategists, and Dalberg consultants to develop a data analytics platform for third-party vendors providing energy solutions to rural areas in Sub-Saharan Africa. Muzaffar is very passionate about the issues of clean energy accessibility and energy efficiency because he believes that solving these problems can help developing and under-developed countries in their economic growth.