Maha Skah was working as an International Relations Specialist at the Policy Center for the New South in Rabat. Her main fields of research include foreign powers’ interests in Africa and climate policies. Prior to her current role, Maha worked as a Program Officer in Paris and as a Junior Policy Analyst at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation (OECD) between 2015 and 2018 on issues relating to development co-operation, green growth, and disaster risk management. Leading to the COP21 negotiations, Maha completed an internship in the office of the World Bank Group Vice President and Special Envoy for Climate Change. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in International Relations from Al Akhawayn University in Ifrane and a Master’s degree in International Development and Global Economic Policy from Sciences Po Paris.