Dr. Nisreen Lahham

Regional Project Manager & Futurist
International Water Management Institute (IWMI)

Before she joined the IWMI MENA offices in Cairo as Regional Project Manager, Dr. Nisreen Lahham worked as a Senior Policy Advisor and coordinator of the Nexus Regional Dialogues Programme for the MENA region at the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) in Cairo. She is the former Executive Manager of the Center for Futures Studies at the Information and Decision Support Center, the think tank of the Egyptian Cabinet. Dr. Lahham is a leading futurist, having founded the Future Studies Forum for Africa and the Middle East and working with a trans-disciplinary approach on projects about the futures of water and food security, as well as urban planning, where she holds a PhD.