Sabah Ahmad Dalvi

IRENA: Acting, Chief Communications Officer

Saba Ahmad Delfi is the Acting, Chief Communications Officer at the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). In her role, Ms. Delfi leads the Agency’s global communications, marketing and stakeholder engagement outreach, with a focus on promoting IRENA’s knowledge and strengthening global brand equity, as the Agency works to accelerate a global transformation to a sustainable energy future.

Now into her fourth year at the organisation, Ms. Delfi plays an instrumental role in strengthening IRENA’s relationship with key stakeholders across the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Previously, she worked as IRENA’s Head of Partnerships and UAE Outreach, establishing formal channels of communication between the Agency leadership and key national entities including the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs, UAE Ministry of Climate Change and Environment, UAE Ministry of Energy and Masdar.  

Ms. Delfi has held several high-profile marketing and communications roles during 17-year career in the field. Previous to IRENA, she was a Manager of the Zayed Future Energy Prize, and a Director of Marketing and Communications at Masdar between 2008 and 2015 – the formative years of both initiatives. In this role, she is credited with the establishment and global recognition of two strategic UAE government entities that are representative of a national commitment to sustainability.

A progressive analytical strategist and trusted advisor to senior executives, Ms. Delfi is holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce from the University of Bombay, India. She is national of United Arab Emirates.