Dereje Senshaw

Dereje Senshaw is the Country Representative of the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) in Jordan. He leads and directs the operational day to day activities of the country program, has the overall responsibility for the strategic leadership and direction of the country program to achieve the organizational vision, goals, and objectives.

Mr. Senshaw is a highly-qualified sustainable and green development expert with more than 15 years of experience through outstanding capabilities in developing, managing, and implementing sustainability projects especially those in the fields of Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energy, Energy Conservation, and climate change.

Mr. Senshaw has several years of international research and advisory experience related to energy and climate change, specializing in sustainable low-carbon transitions and energy modeling from emerging and developing countries covering Asia, Africa, and Latin America, with residence experience in Ethiopia, Malaysia, Germany, South Korea and Jordan. He holds a PhD in Energy and Environmental Economics and an MSc in Sustainable Energy Systems and Management from the University of Flensburg in Germany. His first degree was from Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia in Engineering.