Head of Policy unit and Deputy Director – Knowledge, Policy and Finance
Dr. Rabia Ferroukhi joined IRENA in 2011 and is currently the Deputy Director of the Knowledge, Policy and Finance division. She leads IRENA’s Policy Unit, which is responsible for the work on a range of renewable energy policy issues including design, socio-economic benefits and integrated resource management. Dr. Ferroukhi brought to this position over 20 years of experience in the fields of energy, development and environment. She worked in both public and private sectors, including governments in the Middle-East and North Africa, energy companies in the Mediterranean region and the GCC, and international institutions.
Dr. Ferroukhi holds a Masters in Applied Economics and a Ph.D. in Economics from the American University, Washington DC.