Research Fellow, KAPSARC
Dr. Noura Mansouri is a climate change, environment and sustainable energy enthusiast and professional. She is currently the Chair of Think 20 (T20) Climate Change and Environment Task Force (#2), Engagement Group, G20 Saudi Arabia 2020. She is also a Research Fellow at King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center (KAPSARC), maintains the status of Research Affiliate at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), and an Expert at the World Energy Council (WEC). Previously, Dr. Mansouri has worked at AREVA, then then global leader in nuclear energy and fuel cycle. She earned her MBA and PhD degrees in sustainability and energy transitions from University of London. She is the author of ‘Greening the Black Gold: Saudi Arabia’s Quest for Clean Energy’. Dr. Mansouri completed a post-doctoral research fellowship at MIT, and she is a recipient of the Ibn Khaldun Fellowship from the Center for Clean Water and Clean Energy at MIT and the King Fahad University for Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM). Dr. Mansouri was selected as a young scientist to attend the Lindau Nobel Laureate 2017 Meeting in Economic Sciences, she was also selected as a member of the Zayed Sustainability Prize Review Committee for 2018 and the Selection Committee for 2019, 2020, and 2021, and received the 2015 Women Excellence Leadership Award under the category "Rising Stars", she is also a board member at Women in Clean Energy under the Clean Energy Business Council for the Middle East and North Africa.