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Mohammed D. Aminu
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Mohammed Dahiru Aminu

Africa Policy Manager, Methane Pollution Prevention


Mohammed Dahiru Aminu is the Policy Manager, Methane Pollution Prevention in Africa at Clean Air Task Force. In addition to climate change policy, Mohammed has several years of experience, mainly in teaching and research, with a stint in consulting and government.

At Clean Air Task Force, Mohammed works to advocate for ambitious, technically sound regulations and other concrete policies to reduce methane emissions in several African countries, mainly across the oil and gas and waste sectors. Before joining Clean Air Task Force, Mohammed was a Climate Change Consultant at PricewaterhouseCoopers, Nigeria, and Advisor on Climate Change to former Nigerian Minister of State for Environment, Sharon Ikeazor. Mohammed was also an Assistant Professor of Petroleum Chemistry at American University of Nigeria and Geology Lecturer at Modibbo Adama University, Nigeria.

Mohammed has published research papers in various scientific journals in energy and environment. In 2020, Mohammed received the Applied Energy highly cited article award for his work entitled: A review of developments in carbon dioxide storage. Mohammed has also published many essays in popular print and online media, focusing mainly on energy, education, infrastructure, economic, and other developmental challenges.

In 2023, Mohammed was chosen to serve in the Expert Advisory Panel for The Earthshot Prize — the world’s most prestigious and ambitious environmental prize, founded in 2020 by Prince William and The Royal Foundation.

Mohammed holds a Ph.D. in carbon capture and storage from Cranfield University, United Kingdom. He has a master’s degree in petroleum engineering and a bachelor’s degree in geology. Mohammed is a Chartered Geoscientist and a member of several professional associations.