Programme Officer, PFS
Tarig Ahmed is currently working at IRENA as a Programme Officer in the Project Facilitation and Support Division leading the Climate Investment Platform CIP from IRENA side. Prior to joining IRENA Tarig was Energy Specialist at the World Bank Group, he has more than 12 years of experience in the electricity sector and renewable energy industry in different parts of the world. As part of his earlier experience, Tarig held various positions ranging from Project Engineer at UNDP/GEF Wind Energy Project, Consultant with UNDP Sudan for Energy program, Energy Specialist at Sudan Ministry of Electricity. His experience covers renewable energy projects planning and development, energy policies, energy economics and climate finance.
Tarig holds a MSc degree in Sustainable Energy and Entrepreneurship, through Chevening Scholarships Award from the University of Nottingham, UK. He has been awarded Fulbright/Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship from the US Department of State, where he studied Natural resources, Environmental policy, and Climate change at Cornell University, NY, USA.