Farida Qtaishat is a Technical Officer at Dubai Carbon, and has previously served with the UNDP. Her role involves her in the quantification of greenhouse gas emissions in accordance with international standards. She is an expert in greenhouse gases accounting and verification, carbon management and abatement, and sustainable development.Download Bio Download Photo
Farida Qtaishat serves as Technical Officer with Dubai Carbon, with her role involving her in the quantification of greenhouse gas emissions in accordance with international standards. She is an expert in greenhouse gases accounting and verification, carbon management and abatement, and sustainable development.
Farida has previously served as an Environment and Climate Change Portfolio Intern at UN Development (UNDP), where she contributed to the formulation, management and monitoring of environmental and socio-economic projects. She has also worked as a consultant in Peru, where she was responsible for investigating urban risk traps in Jose Carlos Mariategui, Lima’s most populous district. While there, she developed strategies to improve housing conditions, environmental quality and urban sustainability in the area’s informal settlements.
Her field experience is complemented by academic process. She won a merit award for scoring the highest GPA during her BSc in Environmental Sciences from the competitive American University of Sharjah. She also placed third in the UAE Undergraduate Student Research Competition within the Environmental and Health Sciences category for her research on the risks of burning traditional “bakhoor” incense. Her postgraduate studies include an MSc in Environment and Sustainable Development from the University College London.Back to Our Team