Dr.Hend Farouh.

Hend E. Farouh
Dr. Farouh is currently the national project manager of Grid Connected Small-Scale Solar
Systems (Egypt – PV) implemented by the Industrial Modernization Centre (IMC) and the
United Nation Development Program (UNDP). In addition, she is a Professor of Environment
and Sustainable Design at Egypt’s Housing and Building National Research Center.
She was the former executive director of the “Central Unit for Sustainable Cities and
Renewable Energy” in the New Urban Communities Authority (NUCA) where she was
responsible for supporting planning, designing, constructing and operating green sustainable
urban communities focusing on renewable energy, energy and water efficiency, waste
management, sustainable transport, and green construction systems.
Dr. Farouh has graduated from Faculty of Engineering, Assiut University “Very Good with Honor Degree” and obtained
her Master and PhD in environmental design, Faculty of Engineering, Cairo University. She is licensed for Egypt as a
European Energy Manger (Eurem) and has completed a post doctorate studies in “Green Technologies for
Environmental Planning & Design “, Politecnico di Torino, Italy.
Dr. Farouh has more than 21 years of experience in sustainable design &urban development focusing on energy
efficiency and renewable energy implementing sustainability strategy, and fostering community participation to support
such endeavors.
She is specialized in interdisciplinary development projects national& international and she is a team leader of Green
Pyramid Rating System for sustainable community version and administrative and financial institution version as well
and team member of energy efficiency building code.