Dr. Amani Maalouf is a Senior Research Associate at Oxford Sustainable Finance Group, Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment, University of Oxford. She holds a Ph.D. degree in Environmental and Water Resources Engineering. Her work applies interdisciplinary methods, such as environmental life cycle assessment, socio-economic analysis, life cycle costing, emission accounting, and material flow analysis; to enable informed decision-making on waste management, renewable energy, circular economy, sustainable finance, and climate change mitigations.
She has a distinguished record of international publications in high-impact peer-reviewed journals, conferences, and book chapters, and has contributed to international scientific reports, strategies, and professional expert consultation reports. Her expertise in waste management resulted in invitations to chair conference sessions, participate in numerous scientific conference committees, and be an invited speaker at highly recognized international conferences. She equally serves the academic community as a regular peer-reviewer, guest editor, and on the editorial board of international journals. Her research collaboration outputs received prestigious international awards, including the Springer Excellence Paper Award in 2018. She managed to engage herself with the local and international communities by contributing to many newspaper articles and interviews to spread awareness of different environmental issues. Her work has been also featured on many international TV channels.
Amani has a strong track record of projects and engagements with international institutions. Her international experience includes collaboration on projects in more than ten countries. She worked as a senior expert and team leader on multiple research and development projects funded by international institutions (e.g., World Bank, UNEP, UNDP, International Solid Waste Association, European Investment Bank, European Commission, Royal Academy of Engineering).