Board Members

Salah Al Shaikhly is the Former Iraqi Ambassador to the United Kingdom (2004-2008). Earlier in his career he held several governmental posts including Deputy Minster of Planning (1968-1976), Governor of Central Bank of Iraq (1976), and Head of Fund for External Development.

Prof. Mustafa Alshawi is a Director of the Research Institute for the Built & Human Environment and an Associate Head of Research of the School of the Built Environment at the University of Salford, UK.

Majid Jafar is the CEO of Crescent Petroleum, the Middle East’s oldest private oil & gas company, and Vice-Chairman of the Crescent Group of companies which includes interests in port management, logistics, contracting, private equity and real estate.

Luay al-Khatteeb is the Founder and Executive Director of Iraq Energy Institute (for public policy). Also a Senior Advisor to the Federal Parliament of Iraq on energy and economic development.

Ali Sayigh is the Editor-in-Chief of the international journal Renewable Energy. He is Founder and Chairman of the ARAB Section of ISES ; was a chairman of UK Solar Energy Society for 3-years.