Senior Project Director, AAC Utility Partners

Nasser Akari is a Senior Manager with AAC Utility Partners. He is a long-standing professional in the utility industry with more than twenty years of experience in the regulated/de-regulated gas industry. Prior to joining AAC, Nasser served as the Assistant Vice President of Strategy and Business Development for Washington Gas. In that role, he was responsible for supporting the development and adoption of the WGL Strategic Business Planning process; collaborating with other business units in creating and managing the 5-year strategic road map; developing and enhancing the Corporate Development processes; and managing multiple, concurrent deals from the ideation phase to closing.

Among many notable accomplishments at Washington Gas, Nasser was Division Head of the Business Transformation Office, where he managed Washington Gas’ business process review and re-engineering, and the Project Management Office. Nasser was the primary Executive responsible for managing “Project Vision,” a major Tier 1 project to replace five disparate legacy Customer Information Systems and to implement a major call center transition within a deregulated market, all within a multi-state jurisdiction.