Amina joined IHA Sustainability in March 2020. Her work focuses on developing and implementing a suite of sustainability tools which provide guidance to the hydropower sector as well as a means for assessing a project’s performance. She supports the delivery of trainings and coordination of capacity building projects to drive sustainable hydropower development worldwide, especially in Russia and Central Asia.
She has experience conducting research on hydropower modernisation, green financing mechanisms, climate policies and disaster risk reduction measures. Prior to joining IHA, she supported knowledge sharing on energy efficiency and climate change financing at the European Bank of Reconstruction and Development. She has worked in Germany, Hungary, Thailand and the United Kingdom. She is fluent in Russian and Slovak.
Amina holds an MPhil in Environmental Policy from the University of Cambridge and BSc in Environmental Geography and Climate Change from the University of East Anglia.