Mr. Bakulev has an extensive utility experience in the areas of asset management, lifecycle optimization, risk profiling and regulatory submissions. Alexander co-authored several publications and research papers for IEEE, CIGRE, and CEATI, and he made numerous presentations at industry conferences, educational courses and workshops. Mr. Bakulev holds a Diploma and Assessor certification in Asset Management. He has a PhD degree in Economics from St. Petersburg State University, Russia. Currently, Alexander is a CEO of METSCO Energy Solutions, a company that provides valuable offerings to utilities in engineering economics.