Mr. Moustafa Bayoumi is a Research Fellow - Energy, Climate Change and Sustainable Development at the Anwar Gargash Diplomatic Academy. His research focuses on the climate change negotiations, energy transitions and adaptation to climate change impacts in the MENA region. He is also a member of the UAE’s Climate change Research Network.
His background experience includes leading an essential role at the Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government (MBRSG) as an Associate Researcher – Research and Advisory from 2019 to 2022, where he conducted research on diverse areas of sustainable development policy, including governmental responses to climate change and the Sustainable Development Goals in the Arab Region.
Prior to that, he was a Research Assistant at Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) in Sweden, where he contributed research towards a project on the impacts of climate change on the water and sanitation sector leading to a peer reviewed journal publication.
Furthermore, he has authored various publications, including ‘Financing a Green Transition in the Middle East,’ as well as ‘Aligning Policies with Green, Resilient and Just Recoveries in the Middle East,’ both for the MBRSG. His most recent publication is the 2022 Arab Region SDG Index and Dashboard Report.
Mr. Bayoumi received his Master of Science in Sustainable Development from Uppsala University in Sweden in 2019; Public Policy Analysis Certificate from the London School of Economics and Political Science; and Business and Sustainability Certificate from the University of Geneva.