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Gus Wakim
CATF Expert

Ghassan Wakim

Production and Export Director, Zero-Carbon Fuels


Gus works with the Zero-Carbon Fuels team at Clean Air Task Force (CATF). His work centers on assessing the technical and commercial feasibility for the development of low-carbon hydrogen projects in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. Gus focuses on developing a comprehensive framework to decarbonize the region’s energy industry and ensures the involvement of key stakeholders. Gus also provides insights for CATF’s policy team on financing and infrastructure requirements for low-carbon energy exports to the EU and Asia-Pacific (APAC).

Prior to joining CATF, Gus worked on due diligence studies, market analyses, strategy development and complex technical studies in the energy and chemicals sector for government entities and multinationals across the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) and APAC regions. Gus also has extensive experience in project management, relationship-building, and business operations.

Gus holds a master’s degree in chemical engineering from MIT and two bachelor’s degrees in biochemistry and chemical engineering from the University of Ottawa.