Nurudeen Issa

Board Member

Personal Profile

As an experienced young energy leader and climate activist, Nurudeen Issa has a wealth of knowledge and expertise in energy innovation and climate-related activities. He has a strong background in energy and climate science, as well as knowledge of energy policy and regulations.

Nurudeen engaged himself in clean energy activities while he was still an undergraduate, which made him gather a wealth of experiences in the Energy space. Nurudeen has won several awards in energy and climate space.

Professional Experiences
Field Research Assistance | University of Oklahoma, USA. June 2023 – Present
  • Support and assist in conducting renewable energy investigation in northwest region of Nigeria
  • Interviewing businesses in different sector (Manufacturing, Merchandise and Services) to know their awareness in renewable energy technologies
COP27 Simulation Delegate | British University in Egypt. August – October 2022
  • Represented Cuba at COP27 Simulation, British University in Egypt, Cairo (2022)
  • Fully participated in the capacity building program.
  • Delivered background research on climate related topic upon the completion of the capacity building program under the guidance of academic mentors.
Chief Executive Officer | Sirius-X Energy Kano, Nigeria, January 2022 – Present
  • Strategic planning and management.
  • Project management.
  • Fundraising and investor relations.
  • Stakeholders engagement and partnerships .
  • Marketing and communication.
  • Coordinate Team to ensure project execution.
Secretary | National University of Engineering Student Association, Bayero University. December 2020 – Present
  • Record keeping and management.
  • Communication and Coordination.
  • Event Planning and Execution
  • Liaison with external stakeholders
  • Advocacy and representation.
President | The Energy Club BUK. December 2020 – June 2023.
  • Managed team performance, celebrating successes and identifying areas to improve.
  • Updated policies and procedures to strengthen controls for improved productivity.
  • Championed organizational values and operational standards to inspire members belief in long-term vision.
  • Devised and implemented long-term strategy to drive progress in key areas.
Country Ambassador | Student Energy. December 2020 – December 2021
  • Outreach and engagement: Reached out to young people across northwest region of Nigeria to encourage them to participate in the GYEO survey and share their perspectives on the energy transition.
  • Advocacy and awareness.
  • Leadership and coordination: Coordinating and leading local efforts to promote the GYEO project and ensure that young people in his region were aware of the opportunity to participate.
  • Representation and reporting: Played a critical role in ensuring that young people in his region had a voice in the GYEO project and that their perspectives on the energy transition were heard and represented in the final report.
Senator | Students Union Government, Bayero University. December 2018 – December 2020
  • Collaborated to ensure the reduction in accommodation fees for students.
  • Chaired the environmental and hygiene committee.
  • Able to liaise with caretakers for student accommodation and welfare.
Conferences Attended
  • Falling Wall Science Summit, falling wall lab winners, Berlin Germany (2022)
  • COP27 Simulation Model, British University in Egypt (2022)
  • Nigeria International Energy Summit, Youth Idea Lab (2022)
  • International Renewable Energy Agency, IRENA Youth Forum Delegate (2020)
  • BUSINESS DAY, Energy Series (2020)
  • European Union to Nigeria and ECOWAS: Renewable Energy for a sustainable future, Kano, (2019)
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