Fatma Ben Fadhl works as an Economic Affairs Officer on the Green Economy Initiative (GEI) at the UNEP Economics and Trade Branch. Within the GEI programme, Fatma coordinates the energy, transport, industry, climate change activities and the green economy advisory services for the Middle-east & North Africa and Latin America & Caribbean.
Prior to joining the Economics and Trade Branch, Fatma worked at the Energy Branch of UNEP where she coordinated energy finance projects aiming at alleviating barriers to investments and mitigating financial risks in clean energy projects.
Prior to joining UNEP, Fatma conducted research and policy reviews for the development of trade policies in the ESCOWA region at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of cote d'ivoire (Abidjan, Ivory Coast) worked on international trade and foreign direct investment policies, with a focus on South-East Asian countries, at the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (Geneva, Switzerland), and on business practices, public policy development and advocacy for the commissions on financial services, corporate governance, transport and sustainable marketing at the International Chamber of Commerce (Paris, France).
Fatma holds a B.Sc, Master and Post graduate degree in Economics from university of Lyon III in France, a Master in Business Administration (MBA) from University of North Carolina, and a Master of Science in Finance and Investment from City University of New York, Baruch College, USA.
Fatma lived over 15 years in West Africa (Mali and Burkina Faso), about the same period in Europe and North America and works in Arabic, French, English, and Spanish.