Manal Shehabi is an Academic Visitor at St. Antony’s College, Oxford University, and a Senior Research Fellow at the Oxford Institute for Energy Studies. An applied economist, she has expertise in energy, sustainability, and policy design focusing on hydrocarbon economies. She publishes in high-impact journals, books, and policy reports. Her publications span modeling, economic diversification, subsidy reform, economic and environmental sustainability, decarbonisation, hydrogen, and policies managing the energy transition and hydrocarbon price volatility. Her research’s impact on policy includes constructing an economic model for policymaking in Kuwait; reviewing Kuwait’s national hydrogen strategy; acting as lead co-author of a Policy Brief to the 2021 T20 Italy; co-authoring a report to the UNFCCC on impacts of response measures in developing countries, presented at COP 26; and being Contributing Author to the 2019 IPCC Special Report on the Ocean and Cry¬osphere in a Changing Climate. A polyglot, her language skills include French, Spanish, Arabic, and Mandarin Chinese. She holds a PhD in Economics, MIA in Economics, and a BA (Honors) in International Relations and Economics. She is Founding Director at SHEER Research and Advisory Ltd and advises policymakers and firms.