Eng. Walid Shahin has more than 20 years of experience in the energy sector with hands-on experience in Energy Efficiency (EE) and Renewable Energy (RE), policy dialogue, load research and tariff setting, energy auditing and management, Research and Development (R&D).
Eng. Walid is currently the director of The National Energy Research Center at the Royal Scientific Society, which is one of the key leading institutions in the energy sector in Jordan, and is responsible for conducting studies, research, audits, trainings and the implementation of pilot EE and RE projects.
Eng. Walid is very active in many local and regional committees; in terms of EE and RE, he was the head of “Energy and Green Building Committee” at the Jordan Engineers Association, head of the “Energy Labeling for Household Appliances” Committee at the Jordan Institute for Standards & Metrology, member of “Energy Efficient Building Code” Committee, Ministry of Housing & Public Works. On the regional level he was a Member of the Arab EE Guidelines working group which was responsible for the preparation of the Arab EE Guideline.
Eng. Walid obtained his Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from University of Illinois at Chicago 1986 .