Ms. Hiba Rizk

Director of Operations, Africa Climate Solutions

Hiba is currently the Director of Operations at Africa Climate solutions where she oversees the project portfolio, business development and office management.  During her career she successfully led projects in climate change adaptation and mitigation, waste management, circular economy, energy and resource efficiency, and environmental impact for clients such as UNEP, OCP, and GIZ. She graduated from Stanford University with a B.S. in Civil and Environmental Engineering and obtained her PMP certification in June 2012 from the Project Management Institute and is currently pursuing an EMBA from the Mohamed VI Polytechnic University’s joint program with Columbia University. She is fluent in French, English, and Arabic and has business proficiency in Spanish

03.00 - 04.00 PM Panel

Tuesday 24th Nov

Climate change and the future of our region

Despite having contributed the least to global warming and having the lowest emissions, Africa faces exponential collateral damage, posing systemic risks to its economies, water, and food systems, public health, agriculture, and livelihoods, threatening to undo its modest development gains and slip into higher levels of extreme poverty.