Dr. Abdulla Alabbasi is a Director of the Energy and Environment Program at the Bahrain Center for Strategic, International and Energy Studies (Derasat). His area of focus is the forms and dynamics of renewable and alternative energy.
A chartered engineer with over 10 years of experience, he regularly publishes in international peer-reviewed journals. His professional and research memberships and affiliations include several global organizations and think tanks, among which are the International Council on Large Electric Systems (CIGRE), the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA), and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).
Dr. Abdulla holds a PhD and MSc in Renewable Energy from the University of Surrey, UK. He obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the King Fahad University for Petroleum and Minerals, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia.