Maha Al-Zu’bi has a PhD from the University of Calgary in Environmental Design. She has over 18 years of of extensive involvement in managing research, public and international funded programs various development sectors including water, energy, agriculture, and environment. She joined several international organizations (e.g., GGGI, Global Communities) dedicated to supporting sustainable development and promoting green economy in developing countries and emerging economies. Currently she is a Researcher – Agriculture Water Solutions at the International Water Management Institute (IMWI) responds directly to the demand for innovative, scientifically tested water management solutions for sustainable development.
Maha is actively fostering interdisciplinary approaches to real-world energy, water, climate change and environmental issues. Having a long-standing interest in the interplay between environment, development, and policy, she has always demonstrated commitment in supporting organizations and initiatives that strive to improve livelihoods, protect the environment, and secure peaceful relationships. She has published in peer-reviewed journals related to climate change governance, green roof policy, and energy-water-food nexus.