Mohamed Rali Badissy
Senior Attorney for Energy and Finance, Office of General Counsel, U.S. Dept. of Commerce
Mr. Mohamed Rali Badissy serves as the Senior Attorney for Energy and Finance with the Commercial Law Development Program (CLDP) of the U.S. Department of Commerce. In that role, Mr. Badissy leads a team of lawyers and specialists that advise governments in emerging markets on commercial law reforms intended to catalyze economic activity through increased energy production and greater access to power. Mr. Badissy directs CLDP’s legislative and regulatory advisory services to governments in Central America, South America, Sub-Saharan Africa, Eastern Europe and South Asia. Mr. Badissy is also the principal editor for a series of open-source guidebooks for governments titled Understanding Power Purchase Agreements, Understanding Power Project Financing, and Understanding Power Project Procurement. Prior to joining the U.S. Government, Mr. Badissy practiced with the public international law group at Latham & Watkins LLP in New York and Dubai.