Dr. Ali Arabnya is an expert leader in climate finance & sustainable energy who works at the interface of engineering, economics, and policy development. He has over 15 years of professional experience working with global financial institutions, top management consulting firms, academia, leading energy companies, public sector, and technology startups.
He has led a wide range of strategic engagements in various technical and leadership capacities and advised top executives and industry leaders in the U.S. and around the world. His client portfolio includes top-tier global banks, top U.S. investment banks, federal financial and regulatory institutions, finance & energy ministries around the world, major Canadian and Swiss financial services firms, and a number of Fortune 500 energy companies. He has published over 30 peer-reviewed technical papers in flagship journals and conference proceedings, and has been a frequent speaker at various business forums, conferences, and universities.
Ali’s international professional experience includes North America, Middle East, and Southeast Asia regions. He has extensively travelled to all 50 U.S. states which has provided him with a deep understanding of nuances in American culture and local business climates across the country. He is a Senior Member of IEEE’s Power & Energy Society, and holds a Ph.D. degree in Industrial Engineering from University of Houston.