Rakesh Parasuraman, CEM, CEA

Meet the Luthin Team: Rakesh Parasuraman

Rakesh Parasuraman joined Luthin Associates in September of 2003. He has extensive experience in the recommendation and implementation of energy risk management and hedging strategies. He is knowledgeable in modeling utility tariffs, complex supply products, developing budget forecasts, and assessing performance against industry-accepted metrics. He also oversees project management responsibilities for economic incentive grant applications. He is a Certified Energy Manager (CEM) and has prior work experience in energy analysis and forecasting related to the fossil fuel markets.


Rakesh worked in business development positions for several years prior to joining Luthin Associates. He earned an MBA in Finance and Marketing from the State University of New York at Buffalo. He is a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Mumbai, India.

Rakesh received certification as a Certified Energy Auditor (CEA) by the Association of Energy Engineers. He currently heads Luthin Associates’ Procurement Division as the firm’s Director of Commodity Management.