Secretariat

Agathe Lacombe

Agathe Lacombe

PROJECT MANAGER

Agathe Lacombe is an international project manager who graduated from Sciences Po Paris (Institute of Political Studies). She holds a master’s degree in Governance and Sustainable Development of Large Metropolises and has been working in Senegal (2017) on the implementation of the first public urban transportation system of the Dakar region (Bus Rapid Transit) financed by the World Bank. She was then in charge of implementing the PEEB (Programme for Energy Efficiency in Buildings) in Senegal. The PEEB in an international initiative put in place by the AFD, ADEME and GIZ, which combine financing with technical and institutional assistance to support developing countries in their transition to low-carbon and resilient building sector. Her skills are particularly focused on policy implementation, capacity building, policy analysis and studies.

Ashraf Kraidy

Ashraf Kraidy

DEPUTY PROJECT MANAGER

A. Kraidy is an electrical engineer, RE and EE expert with more than 15 years of expertise in cost-effective policies design, support institution capabilities, technical assistance, and implementation strategies in the Arab region. Since 2016, he serves as Planning Director at the Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (RCREEE), where he is in charge of organizational planning, fundraising and communication development of RCREEE. Mr. Kraidy has participated in several projects, strategic activities and initiatives serving the transformation of the Arab region towards the adoption of sustainable energy solutions. He started his career in 2002 at the Syrian Ministry of Electricity in Damascus. In 2009, he started his working experience at RCREEE as a Senior Energy Expert and Initiations Portfolio Manager. In 2013, he was assigned to work as a Senior Advisor to the Energy Department at the League of Arab States on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Nuclear Safety and Building (BMUB). Mr. Kraidy obtained his master’s degree in Power Engineering in 2009, specializing on EE labels and standards for home appliances.

ASMAA AHMED

ASMAA AHMED

COMMUNICATION MANAGER

A. Ahmed holds a master’s degree in Mass Communication from Cairo University and a Master’s of Business Administration from Paris Eslsca Business School. She is a senior communication analyst with more than 12 years of experience at International Non-profit Organizations. Her most recent post was as a Communication Expert at European Union Water Sector Technical Assistance and Reforms Support (Funded by European Union). Asmaa also worked as a Marketing Communication Consultant at many energy efficiency projects funded by the United Nations Development Program, where she was responsible for developing and implementation of communication strategies, in addition to the organization of high-level events; she also led many nationwide awareness-raising campaigns.

Federica BRAZZODURO

Federica BRAZZODURO

FINANCIAL OFFICER

Federica’s main responsibility is to take care of financial reporting and accounting activities. Her professional background includes experiences in both SMEs and Corporations in the Green Economy sector, especially taking care of drafting calls for proposal on energy and environment at European level. Federica holds a Master’s degree in International Relations with a specific focus on EU economics and finance and a Master in Law, Finance and Economics of International Trade. Federica also attended a Master Class in EU Project Management.