As COO at Urban Grid, Saad’s focus is project execution to significantly increase our ability to deliver clean power to the grid.
Saad Shamsi began his career as an engineer at Shell’s Motiva Port Arthur Refinery, where he supported operations and maintenance for process units. Eventually, he oversaw the construction and commissioning of the electrical infrastructure for a $12B refinery expansion project.
During his 16-year tenure at Shell, Shamsi has had a large impact on several lines of business, including Silicon Ranch, Savion, and Shell Renewables and Energy Solutions.
Saad holds a BS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Houston, as well as an MBA from the University of Texas. In his spare time, he enjoys traveling with his wife, activities with his two children, hitting the gym, and singing karaoke.