Adnan Amin (USA)

The Global Energy Prize International Award Committee member; Senior Researcher of Harvard University, Director General Emeritus of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA).

Adnan Amin has 25 years of experience and recognized achievements in the world scene, primarily in the field of sustainable development, international energy, environmental policy, and an impressive record of accomplishments in the development and management of international organizations. Under his leadership IRENA became the global authority on renewable energy, replenished with new members (currently there are 160 – as of January 2019). Adnan Amin particularly emphasizes the importance of IRENA’s close work with the Russian government to stimulate the growth of the role of renewable energy in Russia. Our country has joined the agency in 2015. Previously, the expert served as the Head of the United Nations System Chief Executives Board for Coordination (CEB) Secretariat. Major initiatives to counteract climate change and the financial crisis were proposed precisely during his time in this position. Adnan Amin was also the Director of the New York Office of the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) and the Executive Director of the Secretariat of the Secretary-General’s High-Level Panel on UN System-wide Coherence.

Mr. Amin is a development economist specializing in sustainable development. He holds a degree of Master of Philosophy in Development Studies from University of Sussex.


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