Farooq Ullah

Senior Policy Advisor and Lead, Energy and Climate Governance

Farooq Ullah is a Senior Policy Advisor and Lead, Energy and Climate Governance in IISD’s Energy Program. His work is cross-cutting, focusing on strategy and advocacy to advance oil and gas phase-out and environmentally harmful subsidy reform.

He has over 20 years of sustainable development policy and governance experience at international, national, and local levels. Before joining IISD, Farooq was a Strategist at The B Team. He has also worked at Stakeholder Forum, the UK Sustainable Development Commission, Transport for London, and as a consultant.

Farooq holds various non-executive positions, including as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, an associated partner of the European Sustainable Development Network, an SDGs Committee member of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, and a member of the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity Advisory Committee on Resources Mobilization.

Farooq has a master’s degree in public policy from the London School of Economics and a bachelor’s degree in operations management from the University of Alberta. Farooq is a Pakistani-Canadian who lives in London, United Kingdom.

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Areas of expertise
Sustainable Development Goals
Governance and Multilateral Agreements
Climate Change Mitigation
Staff type
Master's Degree, Public Policy and Public Administration, London School of Economics, 2005
Bachelor's Degree, Operations Management, University of Alberta, 2000
Languages spoken