Noura Mansouri

Fellow, King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center (KAPSARC)


  • Noura Mansouri is a Research Fellow at KAPSARC, a Research Affiliate at MIT, and an Expert at WEC.
  • She is the Co-chair of T20 Indonesia Task Force 3 on Governing Climate Target, Energy Transition and Environmental Protection and has served as the (Lead) Co-chair of T20 Task Force 2 on Climate Change and Environment / Sustainable Energy during both the Saudi and Italian G20 presidencies.
  • Noura Mansouri accumulates over 16 years of research and professional experience. Including working for the Center for Global Energy Studies (London), and the French nuclear company AREVA.
  • She earned her MBA and PhD degrees in sustainability and energy transitions from University of London.
  • She is the author of ‘Greening the Black Gold: Saudi Arabia’s Quest for Clean Energy’. Dr. Mansouri completed a post-doctoral research fellowship at MIT.
  • She served as a member of the Zayed Sustainability Prize Review Committee for 2018 and the Selection Committee for 2019-2022, and received the 2015 Women Excellence Leadership Award.

Policy Briefs

G20 Saudi Arabia 2020

Toward a comprehensive approach to youth empowerment for climate action

Leila Dagher (American University Beirut), Miranda A. Schreurs, Neha (The Energy and Resources Institute), Nova Ahmad (Global Young Academy, North South University), Shahad Almufti (Decision Support Center—Royal Court), Liz Canner (Astrea Media), Lim Boon Han (Global Young Academy, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman), Shabana Khan (Global Young Academy, Indian Research Academy), Noura Mansouri (King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center), Chioma Daisy Onyige (Global Young Academy, University of Port Harcourt), Neeshad Shafi (Arab Youth Climate Movement), Renard Siew (Global Young Academy, Centre for Governance and Political Studies), D.G. Webster (Dartmouth University), Sara Zaini (Emkan Education)

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