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Adnan Amin

Adnan Amin

Director General Emeritus, International Renewable Energy Agency
Adnan Amin recently completed his tenure as the first director general of the International Renewable Energy Agency. In recognition of his outstanding leadership of the agency, the General Assembly of IRENA awarded him the honorary title of director general emeritus. Amin has had a long and distinguished career at the United Nations, including as the executive director of a major reform commission on system-wide coherence in the development, environment and humanitarian activities of the UN. His last assignment at the UN was head of the secretariat of the UN System Chief Executives Board, the principal UN policy coordination forum chaired by the secretary general of the United Nations.