Awwad Salameh is the In-Country Facilitator for Jordan. He is a climate change and Environmental Specialist with over than 15 years of experience in environment and climate change implementation. His academic background is in Environment Science. He has worked with both public sector and non- governments organization in mainstreaming climate action into development planning processes. He previously served as the Head of Energy, Industry and Environment Division at the Ministry of Planning and International Cooperation where he worked on pressing national priorities, such as the development of the last two-socio economic Jordan national plans. Awwad was also involved with UN agencies in the follow up to the achievement of the MDGs and recently joined the SDGs 2030 national team and will support mapping SDGs and national priorities.