With OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) co-finance, Akram joined APSEY fourth round. With an Industrial Engineering background, he took a leading role in the Diesel to Solar (D2S) initiative which encourages private investors to integrate solar PV technology into existing diesel-based systems.
After his internship, he was contracted by RCREEE as a research assistant. Today, Akram holds the position of Sustainable Energy Specialist at RCREEE.
About APSEY, Akram says:
“My internship was truly wonderful. It allowed for interaction of young professionals from different cultures and backgrounds. Working closing with the region’s experts was one of the things I enjoyed the most. APSEY internship really helped in shaping my future”