Babak Enayati received his PhD in Electrical Engineering from Clarkson University, USA in 2009. He joined New Leaf Energy in 2022 and is currently the Director of Engineering. Prior to joining New Leaf Energy, Babak worked in the utility industry for 13 years holding various grid modernization engineering and managerial positions.
He joined Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) in 2006 and currently is a Senior IEEE Member. Babak currently serves as the Vice President of Education on the IEEE Power and Energy Society (PES) Governing Board. He is the current chair of the IEEE PES Transmission Subcommittee. Babak serves as the Vice Chair of the IEEE Std 1547 Standard for Interconnecting Distributed Energy Resources with Electric Power Systems, and IEEE P2800 Standard for Interconnection and Interoperability of Inverter-Based Resources Interconnecting with Associated Transmission Electric Power Systems. Babak is a registered Professional Engineer in the state of Massachusetts.