Tarik Oumazzane holds a BA (Hons) degree in English Literature from the Moulay Ismail University, Morocco, an MA in American Studies and an Executive MBA from the University of Nottingham. He has also studied at the Alliance Française and the US Institute of Peace. In Nottingham. Tarik has worked for Muslim Hands NGO as Project Manager and set up a sister office in Paris. Tarik has advised the UK Parliament on Human Rights in Morocco and has also conducted a project titled: ‘Morocco’s Renewable Energy Policy: a critical analysis of its sustainable competitive advantage, a consideration of its sustainable development and provision of policy recommendations to policy makers’. Tarik is the Founding Director of Elbiya Association in Morocco, an organisation that aims to improve the conditions of life of socially and economically disadvantaged communities. He is currently conducting a PhD project on Policy Making and Renewable Energy at the Nottingham Trent University.