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Speaker Bio


Najla AlSudairy
Najla AlSudairy

Policy & Awareness Lead, Oil Sustainability Programme

Najla AlSudairy is the Policy and Awareness lead at the Oil Sustainability Program, where she works on raising awareness on the different uses of Hydrocarbon materials from both an economic and an environmental point of view, while ensuring that the shift in energy mix occurs in a manner that is efficient and sustainable for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Najla was also part of the Circular Carbon Economy (CCE) Program at the Saudi Ministry of Energy, working on their Engagement strategy and efforts by addressing the foundations and principles for the establishment and localization of advanced technologies in the field of carbon dioxide emission management through the application of the CCE framework.

Prior to that, Najla was a member of the G20 Saudi Secretariat that delivered the 2020 G20 Saudi Presidency in Riyadh. Throughout the presidency year, Najla was Senior Event Manager supporting Engagement Group efforts.

Before joining the G20 Secretariat, Najla was working as a Program Officer at the Middle East Institute (MEI), one of the oldest think tanks exclusively focused on Middle East and North Africa policies and culture, in Washington, DC. At MEI, Najla was responsible for all government communication between MEI, U.S. government entities, and embassies in DC.

Najla is a graduate of Smith College, in Northampton, Massachusetts with a dual degree in Economics and Middle East Politics.

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