As Director of the Knowledge, Policy and Finance Centre (KPFC), Dr. Rabia Ferroukhi oversees the Agency's work on a range of renewable energy policy issues including design, socio-economic benefits and integrated resource management. Dr. Ferroukhi joined IRENA in 2011 and has over 20 years of experience in the fields of energy, development and environment. She worked in both public and private sectors, including with governments in the Middle-East and North Africa, energy companies in the Mediterranean region and the GCC, and international institutions. Dr.
Dr. De Blasio is a Senior Fellow leading Harvard Kennedy School Belfer Center research on energy technology innovation and the transition to a low carbon economy and serves as a board member and adviser to companies, startups and non-profit organizations. With more than 25 years of global experience in the energy sector, Nicola is an expert in navigating the challenges of strategic development and technology innovation toward sustainable commercial success.
Ruben David is a Research Assistant at the ISPI Centre on Business Scenarios, with a focus on issues related to climate change and energy. He is the ISPI coordinator for the Task Force on “climate change, sustainable energy and environment” at the Think 20.
Sara Cristaldi is a Senior Advisor at ISPI and the Co-Head of the ISPI Centre on Business Scenarios. She is the editorial supervisor of the Institute's "ISPI Watch" Newsletter providing in-depth analyses of Business Scenarios in different regions of the world. She also engages in journalism and writes op-ed pieces, focusing on foreign affairs, world economy and global cities. She used to work as an editor for "Il Sole 24 Ore", the leading Italian economic and financial newspaper.
Filippo Clô is a junior analyst at the energy consulting firm Rie-Ricerche Industriali ed Energetiche, where he mainly focuses on hydrocarbon development issues. Energy security; policies of producer and consumer countries; global investment dynamics and trends; energy geopolitics; international oil companies’ strategies and their approach at local level, in particular. He is a member of the editorial board of the Rivista Energia, magazine on energy issues.