Energy Efficiency Policies and the Arab Future Energy Index (Webinar) - 11.10.2018

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Arab countries are putting in place numerous energy efficiency measures in all sectors to save energy, reduce emissions and fulfil their climate goals. The case of Tunisia strikes to be progressive due to its structure and projects that support energy efficiency in the country. During the weminar three experts are speaking on the following topics, with a focus on the Tunisian energy market:

Panelists

Short Bio:
Aristeidis Tsakiris is a Mechanical Engineer with a MSc in Sustainable Energy from DTU (Technical University of Denmark). Aristeidis started his career at a small consultancy company focused on energy efficient projects in the Balkans and Baltic areas. Now he is working as a Programme Officer at Copenhagen Centre on Energy Efficiency (C2E2) trying to accelerate energy efficiency policies to emerging and developing economies. His main areas of expertise are: Energy savings in the building sector, Energy Efficiency in the transport sector, Development of Energy Efficiency Knowledge Management Systems.
Short Bio:
Eng Ashraf Kraidy serves as a Planning Director at the Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (RCREEE) since 2016. Among others, he has worked at the League of Arab States and the Ministry of Electricity in Syria. He is a co-author of the Arab Energy Efficiency Guideline and the template for National Energy Efficiency Action Plans. He has further been driving the regional policy framework in the Arab region through direct contributions in the Pan-Arab Sustainable Energy Strategy, Pan-Arab RE Strategy, Arab RE Framework, and the Arab EE Guideline.
Short Bio:
Abdelhamid Khalfallah is an industrial Engineer and International expert in energy. He holds a master degree in in Industrial Engineering from the National Engineering School of Tunis and has a technical, economical and managerial background. Specialized in energy statistics, development of politics, strategies, regulatory frameworks and National Action Plans in Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy fields (EE&RE).
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Rawad Rizk is a sustainable energy specialist currently working at RCREEE. In addition to authoring the Arab Future Energy Index - Energy Efficiency 2017, he is involved in various RE & EE projects in the region. Mr. Rizk completed a master’s degree in Clean Technology from Newcastle University in 2015. Through the degree he gained unique knowledge and skills in the different management and technical solutions and requirements for consideration to environmental, social and economic factors.
Short Bio:
Valentina Palermo is an Architectural Engineer, PhD in Urban planning and climate risk at University of Catania. She works at European Commission JRC on the Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy.

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