Dr. Dereje Senshaw is Principal Specialist at Global Green Growth Institute, Seoul. In his role, he provides thought leadership to a sound ‘equitable green growth’ goal, tools and approaches. His priorities are focused on generating new knowledge and insights on green growth topics, and making this knowledge available and accessible to policy-makers and the public through various publications and outreach methods. And also, providing technical know-how and content-based services to operational/country teams to support their transition to a sustainable energy future and to implement their Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) under the Paris Agreement and achieve their Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) targets.
Dr. 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 and South Korea. 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 in Engineering (Ethiopia).