Her Highness Sheikha Shamma bint Sultan bin Khalifa Al Nahyan

Honorary Doctorate of Science (Hon. DSc)
Graduation Ceremony: Monday, 20 November, 2023

Honorary graduate HH Sheikha Shamma bint Sultan bin Khalifa Al Nahyan is an entrepreneur, writer, public speaker, founder, academic, and expert voice in the fields of sustainability, climate change and social development. In 2023 she was selected as a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader.

She is a passionate advocate for climate action, and President and CEO of UICCA. Sheikha Shamma works to propel the growth of a thriving green economy in the UAE and around the world, by convening the public and private sectors, as well as communities, to advance green financing frameworks and accelerate climate tech solutions.

She is Founder of several climate solutions businesses (The Climate Tribe, Reset MENA, and Alliances for Global Sustainability). She was also the first woman from the GCC to participate in the Atlantic Council Global Energy Center’s Women Leaders in Energy and Climate Fellowship (2022 – 2023 cohort). She is a member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Future Council on the Future of Net Zero Living.