National Experts Program | Maitha Al Hameli

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Maitha Al Hameli

Environment and Climate Change

Section Manager – Marine Assessment and Conservation, Environment Agency-Abu Dhabi

Maitha Al Hameli is the Section Manager- Marine Assessment and Conservation at the Environment Agency-Abu Dhabi. As part of her role, she manages both marine species programs and marine habitat projects. She was involved in the organization’s Blue Carbon Project, which investigated the ability of marine habitats to sequestrate carbon.

Al Hameli is part of the UAE COP27 delegation as a negotiator in the matters of Adaptation, in addition to participating in side events throughout the conference. She holds a Master’s degree in Environmental Sciences from the United Arab Emirates University, where she is a Ph.D. candidate studying the dugong population in Abu Dhabi waters.