Shahid Hossaini

Senior Research Associate

Shahid is a Senior Research Associate (part-time) at The Smart Prosperity Institute where he provides quantitative modelling, data analysis & analytics, and cross-disciplinary subject matter expertise with a primary focus on energy and primary resource sectors.

He has advised governments and private sector clients as an analyst and has previously worked for Clean Energy Canada, Navius Research, and The Canadian Energy and Emissions Data Centre.

Shahid has a background in engineering and economics and holds a Master's degree in Resource Management (with a focus on energy economics and macro-energy systems modelling) from Simon Fraser University.

Shahid is pursuing his Ph.D. in Civil and Mineral Engineering at The University of Toronto with a focus on macro-energy systems engineering. His research seeks to incorporate critical mineral supply dynamics into energy systems optimization models to better assess trade-offs at the critical mineral – GHG emissions nexus.