Dr. Yahya Anouti is a Partner with Strategy& and a member of the firm’s Resources & Sustainability practice in the Middle East. He specializes in resource-based sustainable development and leads the Environment, Social and Governance platform for PwC in the region. He has worked in the U.S., Europe, South East Asia and the Middle East advising governments, sovereign wealth funds, national champions and private sectors players on ESG related matters including decarbonization, environmental sustainability, and the local content agenda.

In addition to his client work, Yahya has authored multiple studies with Strategy& as he has co-authored a book with the World Bank on local content policies. He is also an Ideation Center board member and a member of the advisory board of the Energy & Earth Resource program at the University of Texas at Austin.

Yahya is a Fulbright fellow who holds a Ph.D. in energy and environmental economics from the Colorado School of Mines, a master’s in energy and earth resources from the University of Texas at Austin, and a bachelor’s in mechanical engineering.

Dr. Yahya Anouti

Partner & ESG Leader, PwC Strategy& Middle East


Day 1 | 14 May 2023 | Strategic panel: How Is ESG transforming the conversion industry and driving innovation