SARO Director

Dr. Mohamed Eisa

Dr. Mohamed Eisa is Representative of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and Director of UNIDO Regional Office in Pretoria, South Africa.  He obtained his BSc Chem.Eng. (Khartoum University – Sudan 1980), MSc Chem.Eng. (Strathclyde University in Glasgow –UK 1988), PhD Chem.Eng. (French Petroleum Institute in Paris – University of Compiegne 1993).

His areas of experience is petroleum refining, environment management, Petrochemicals and Process Engineering Design. Honorary visiting Professor at Cardiff University – UK, and Honorary DSc at University of Strathclyde 2010.

He manages UNIDO programmes in the SADC region and supervise the implementation of the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) and particularly for the industrial sector where UNIDO has a comparative advantage. The industrial sectors include: waste incineration, cement, pulp and paper, metallurgical sector, power generation, chlorine based chemicals, waste oil refineries, and shredding plants for end of life vehicles.

Dr Mohamed Eisa  is involved with the POPs project in all the developing countries and countries with economies in transition of the continent.


Credits: UNISA