Oxford Visiting Research Fellow and Independent Energy Consultant Oxford Institute for Energy Studies.
Following his retirement from the Arab Petroleum Investments Corporation (APICORP), Mr. Aissaoui has returned to the Oxford Institute for Energy Studies as a visiting research fellow. He is also acting as an independent consultant, providing advisory in his field of experience and expertise. Aissaoui has been involved in extensive research on the political economy of petroleum for many years, with a particular interest in exploring how political, institutional, socio-economic and technological factors combine to shape energy policy. During his time at APICORP, he broadened his research perspective and sharpened his focus on energy investment, investment climate, and financing across the region of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). In addition to informing policy decision-making, Ali regularly shares his research findings as a speaker, discussant, and peer reviewer. Ali’s involvement in relevant professional associations has provided him opportunities to interact with fellow experts and keep abreast of fast-changing global trends. In addition to the International Association for Energy Economics, he is a member of the Oxford Energy Policy Club, the Arab Energy Club, and the Paris Energy Club.