Dr. Mohammed Abdelraouf leads GRC’s research program on Sustainability and Environmental Issues. He was the lead author for the West Asia chapters on environmental governance in the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) GEO 5 and GEO 6 reports. He has published various policy papers on environmental issues in the MENA region and authored five books. Dr. Abdelraouf is a part-time lecturer on environmental economics at universities in the MENA region. Since 2010, he has represented the Science and Technology Major Group at UNEP and is currently co-chair of the Major Groups Facilitating Committee (MGFC) at UN Environment.