Mohamed Rali Badissy is an Assistant Professor of Law at Penn State Dickinson Law, where his research focuses on the interplay between energy regulation and private investment. He previously served as the Senior Attorney for Energy and Finance with the Commercial Law Development Program (CLDP) of the U.S. Department of Commerce, advising governments in emerging markets on commercial law reforms intended to catalyze private investment to increase energy access. Over the past two decades, Mohamed has led energy sector reforms in dozens of markets in partnership with host governments, multilateral institutions, civil society organizations and industry leaders, and continues to serve as an advisor to both public institutions and private developers. He is 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. Mohamed previously practiced with the public international law group at Latham & Watkins LLP in New York and Dubai and served as a law clerk with the U.S. District Court of New Jersey (Newark).