Shamir Shehab is a public policy analyst in the intersection of climate change, environment, and development. He has over ten years of experience working on climate finance, governance, and resilience projects and programmes for international development organizations such as the World Bank, FCDO/DFID, GIZ, GCF, and others
Shamir is an adjunct lecturer at North South University. Up until recently, he worked as a consultant with oxford Policy Management’s s climate change and disaster risk team on a range of projects related to climate finance, disaster risk management, adaptive social protection, renewable energy, among others, for a wide range of clients including FCDO, GIZ, World Bank and others. Shamir is also a ‘Non-resident Researcher – Climate Policy and Finance’ at the International Center for Climate Change and Development (ICCCCAD). Previously, he worked as a Researcher at the Green Climate Fund (GCF).
Shamir has extensive experience in research methods, specifically in conducting stakeholder mapping, capacity assessment, literature reviews, and primary and secondary research analysis as part of large multilateral funded climate change projects.
Shamir holds an MPA with a specialisation in environmental policy from Cornell University. He read politics and international affairs as a Yenching Scholar at Peking University and leadership at Cambridge University.