Mostafa Mostafa is a policy analyst in the IISD Energy Program. His work on sustainable energy systems focuses on climate change, energy policy, carbon regulatory and green growth. His recent work targets the analysis and development of clean energy transitions in Indonesia, Egypt and South Africa, among other developing countries. He is also developing strategies to redirect savings to clean energy projects previously allocated to fossil fuel subsidies. Together with Climate-KIC, he brought the global Climathon to Egypt for the first time in 2018, in collaboration with partners such as UN Development, GIZ and the Ministry of Environment in Egypt. Prior to his work at IISD, Mostafa worked for three years at ABB in Switzerland, Statkraft in Germany and RWTH University in Aachen.
Mostafa holds a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from RWTH Aachen and a master's degree in renewable energy systems from RWTH Aachen and Seoul National University. He is fluent in English, German and Arabic and basic French.