Shada has over 10 years of experience in sustainability advisory services. She is a certified trainer of the AEE Certified Renewable Energy Professional (REP) course, a Certified Energy Manager (CEM) and a LEED Accredited Professional (LEED AP). Shada is specialized in the areas of low carbon development, climate change policy and clean energy, having delivered papers on related topics in regional and international settings.
Shada regularly reviews the sustainability strategies, gap analysis, and GRI-based sustainability reports developed for various projects in the Middle East. Shada has extensive stakeholder engagement experience with representatives from the public sector, private sector (across diverse sectors) and international organizations, leading successful partnerships for the development and delivery of sustainable development projects /programs in the region and internationally.
Shada is well positioned to advise clients in the implementation of clean energy and environmental solutions. Shada has served as the Director of the Clean Tech Sector portfolio at the 45 M USD Jordan Competitiveness Program (JCP) funded by United States Agency for International Development (USAID). During her tenure at the program, Shada led efforts to open new markets, create jobs, attract investment and promote exports in the fast-growing clean technology sector on a national level, through interventions to strengthen the enabling environment, access to finance, workforce development and innovation. She has also led projects in renewable energy, energy efficiency, water efficiency and climate change for a diverse group of clients across multiple sectors (commercial, banking, tourism, educational institutions and International Finance Institutions – IFIs).
Shada was selected by the Jordan Standards & Metrology Organization (JSMO) and the International Standards Organization (ISO) to join the group of National Experts in the ISO 26000 Social Responsibility (SR) Guidance Standard, where she has delivered a number of national awareness sessions on SR.
Shada has excellent bilingual (English / Arabic), written / oral communication skills.