Amr Abdel Aziz
Dr. Abdel-Aziz obtained his Ph.D. in Environmental Engineering from North Carolina State University, USA in 2003. Dr. Abdel-Aziz is the Chairman of Integral Consult since 2004 and has more than 29 years of experience, including climate mitigation projects in the energy, industry and waste sectors. He led the implementation of hundreds of projects in these fields including evaluation of policies to reduce GHG emissions, technology and finance needs. He has worked on mitigation projects with international institutions, such as WB, AfDB, UNDP, UNIDO, UNFCCC, and GIZ. Dr. Abdel-Aziz advised the team of experts on the development of Egypt’s Nationally Determined Contributions and its update and led the development of its National Climate Change Strategy.
Dr. Abdel-Aziz has been extensively involved in the negotiations process and is currently a senior advisor to COP27 presidency team leading on mitigation and transparency issues. He is also the advisor to the Egyptian Minister of Environment on climate change issues since 2014. He was also the Like-Minded Group of Developing Countries transparency coordinator during the negotiations of the Modalities, Procedures and Guidelines of the Enhanced Transparency Framework of the Paris Agreement.
Dr. Abdel-Aziz is a Member of the Methodologies Panel of the CDM Executive Board since 2005 where he participated in the review and development of more than 100 CDM methodologies for mitigation projects. Moreover, he was a lead author for the IPCC WGIII AR5 report (Industry chapter, waste section), IPCC WGIII AR6 report (Emissions drivers and trends), and the 2019 refinement for the IPCC 2006 Guidelines. He is an expert in emissions projections with UNFCCC and a lead reviewer for reviewing Annex I Parties national communications, biennial reports and GHG inventories and has also led technical analysis teams for non-Annex I Parties BUR.