Dr. Abdellatif Benyahia

Dr. Abdellatif Benyahia

WFDP Envoy to UN Vienna

Appointed with Diplomatic status by the President and can serve anywhere in the world to help with emergent problems, to conduct special or intensive negotiations, or serve in other capacities, as requested by the President. Dr. Benyahia is the official Envoy at UN Vienna SDG's thematic Sustainable Development Goal 5: Gender equality, and also, he is the official Envoy at the Fifth United Nations Conference on the Least Developed Countries (LDC5) at Doha- State of Qatar where he act at  High-level Thematic Round Table 5 Addressing climate change and supporting the environment.

Results-oriented senior executive with 25+ years multinational experience delivering megaprojects and

leading operations spanning Oil & Gas, water treatment, environmental services, and Nuclear Power Industries in EU. Resourceful in developing and leveraging relationships to lead negotiations, unlock business potential and advance corporate agenda. Devised and successfully rolled-out strategies through effective stakeholder engagement, bridging mutual interests and promoting transparent approach. Dynamic personality capable to lead teams towards achieving challenging objectives, driving change and adoption of new ideas through effective communication, empowerment, and initiative. Strong technical background and expertise in Energy sector & technologies, IT, Environmental Impact, Societal Affairs,  Commodities & Financial trading (Product Monetization).

 Dr. Benyahia served for last 17 years in a Middle east and Asia- Pacific  for a large-scale project ( BOT & DBO) aimed at enhancing the company's production capacity. The project involved multiple workstreams.

Dr. Benyahia manages a substantive area of work of the humanitarian program cycle, with an emphasis on management and analysis of data and information on needs and response to inform collective decision-making. Oversees the development of guidance and tools, the collection of learning and best practice, and the provision of technical field support.

 He leveraged his leadership and team management skills to build a high-performing team that was committed to delivering the project's outcomes.