Dr. Fuad Siala is a Senior Advisor with the Strategic Planning and Economic Services Department at the OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID). His portfolio includes supporting OFID’s Energy Poverty Programs and Other Special Projects. He represents OFID on the SEforALL’s Clean Energy Mini-grids HIO and Water-Energy-Food Nexus HIO. Before joining OFID in 2011, he was the Senior Adviser on alternative sources of energy and the Officer-in-Charge of the Energy Department at the OPEC Secretariat. Prior to that, he was Deputy Director-General and Associate Scientist at the Centre for Solar Energy Studies in Tripoli, Libya. He also taught graduate-level courses in heat transfer, thermodynamics, and renewable energy engineering at Tripoli University. Dr. Siala holds a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering from the University of Toronto in Canada.