Dr Aisha Al-Sarihi is a research associate at King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center’s (KAPSARC) Climate and Environment Program. She is also a non-resident fellow at the Arab Gulf States Institute in Washington. She previously served as a visiting scholar at Georgetown University’s Center for Contemporary Arab Studies and the Arab Gulf States Institute in Washington, and a research officer at the London School of Economics and Political Science’s Middle East Centre. Dr Al-Sarihi holds a PhD from Imperial College London’s Centre for Environmental Policy, and MSc and BSc, with distinction, in environmental science from Sultan Qaboos University. Her areas of research interest include environmental sustainability, energy policy, renewables and climate policies, with a focus on the Arab region.