Habiba Ahut Daggash

Senior Associate
  • Global South

Habiba is a senior associate with the Africa Energy Program. She supports RMI’s efficient demand stimulation efforts in Nigeria by encouraging the productive use of energy in agriculture to enable rural economic development. Alongside her work, she sits on the Vision Council of the 2023 TED Future Forum.


Prior to joining RMI, Habiba was a senior associate at BCG, where she worked on a range of projects in the energy and public sectors. Before that, she completed her PhD in Energy Systems Modeling from Imperial College London. Her research focused on national electricity systems planning for the UK and Nigeria to find ways to deliver the Paris Agreement in those countries. She also advised the UK Department of Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy on its carbon dioxide removal programs and coauthored a couple of books on this topic.


BS, Chemical Engineering, University of Oxford
MS, Chemical Engineering, University of Oxford
PhD, Energy Systems Modeling, Imperial College London


Abuja, Nigeria