Dr Aisha Al-Sarihi
Associate Fellow, Middle East and North Africa Programme
Dr Aisha Al-Sarihi is an associate fellow of the Middle East and North Africa Programme at Chatham House. Her areas of research include political economy, geopolitics, policy and governance of energy, climate and environment, with a focus on the Arab region.
Al-Sarihi is a research fellow at the National University of Singapore’s Middle East Institute and a nonresident fellow at the Middle East Council on Global Affairs and the Arab Gulf States Institute in Washington.
Previously, Al-Sarihi was a research associate at King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center and a visiting scholar at Georgetown University’s Center for Contemporary Arab Studies and at the Arab Gulf States Institute in Washington. She served as a research officer at the London School of Economics and Political Science’s Middle East Centre.
She authored several publications, including articles in renewable energy and the Climate Policy journal. Her research has been featured in different international media outlets including Reuters, Associated Press, Arab News, and Asia Times, among many others.