Engineer Dr. Adam Sebbit, MSc, PhD, is the technical Adviser for Energy at Climate Change Adaptation Innovation (CHAI). Dr Sebbit is an accomplished researcher, author, energy expert and university lecturer. He was a member of the Scientific and Environmental Effects and the Technological and Economic Assessment under the Montreal Protocol on substances that deplete the ozone layer for ten years (1996 -2006); and the Project Team Leader for the “Capacity Development for Clean Development Mechanism Projects in Uganda”, funded by the UNEP (2003 -2006).

Adam carried out the assessment of efficient charcoal production and was a specialist for the British Council on Environmental management and audit as carbon foot print. He was the national mitigation expert in the development of Uganda’s Climate Change Policy and its Costed Implementation Strategy and was a member of the Task Force for Uganda’s Second National Communication to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (Energy and Transport Inventory and Mitigation sector). He participated in the preparation of the Ethiopia Second National Communication and was a Member of the National Steering Committee of the National Appropriate Mitigation Action and Low Emission Capacity Building Project in Uganda.

Adam developed the GHG inventory for Kampala City Council and Greater Kampala Metropolitan Area and was part of the Team that developed Uganda’s National Determined Contribution (NDC) as a national mitigation expert. He is Lead Author of the Intergovernmental Pannel on Climate Change (IPCC) (Mitigation Chapter), and Member of the Expert Review of the 2019 Refinement to the 2006 IPCC. He was the Team Leader of the National Task Force for the First Biannual Report Updates for Uganda and a member of the Task Force for the Third National Communication-Inventory Expert. He is on the list of Roaster of experts at UNFCCC.
Dr Adam Sebbit is graduate of the Technical University of Istanbul where he earned both his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Mechanical Engineering. He holds PhD from the Energy Research Institute, University of Cape Town, South Africa.