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United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, Addis Ababa
Senior Environmental Affairs Officer (Energy, Infrastructure and Climate Change), TCCNRMD- Climate Change Section
Linus is a senior environmental affairs officer leading the portfolio of work on energy, infrastructure and climate change at the African Climate Policy Centre (ACPC) in the Technology, Climate Change & Natural Resource Management Division of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa. His areas of expertise include climate change and natural resources management, with emphasis on climate resilience, renewable energy and energy transformation, sustainable infrastructure development and greening Africa's transformation. Recent publications include (i) Accelerating clean energy investments for access and climate ambition in Africa, and (ii) Enabling the green power transformation for the Africa we want. Before joining ECA, Linus was renewable energy innovation and technology analyst with the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). Prior to joining IRENA, he was an industrial development expert with the Energy and Climate Change Branch of the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) in Vienna, Austria, working on various Global Environment Facility (GEF) and technical assistance renewable energy and climate change projects in various countries in Africa. Linus joined UNIDO from academia where he was a senior lecturer, postgraduate programme director and senior consultant at the Centre for Engineering Research and Environmental Applications at the University of Glamorgan (now University of South Wales), UK. Mr. Mofor holds a Ph.D. from the University of Dundee, Scotland and a Post-doctoral diploma in computing from the University of Glamorgan in the United Kingdom.
Areas of Expertise
Civil Engineering, Climate Change Impacts, Climate Economy, Development Finance, Energy Resources, Environment, Green Industrialization, Infrastructure And Climate Change, Infrastructure Development, Natural Resource & Energy, Natural Resources And The Environment, Development


Environmental Engineering
University of Dundee, Scotland
PhD.( Laboratory Modelling and Remote Sensing Studies of Mixing Processes in Coastal and Estuarine Waters)
Postgraduate diploma
University of Glamorgan
Postgraduate Diploma in Computing
Bachelor's degree
Civil Engineering
Cardiff University
BSc Hons (Civil & Structural Engineering)




Enabling the Green Power Transformation for the Africa We Want. RES4AFRICA

Mofor, L. and Songwe, V., 2018.

An indicative analysis of investment opportunities in the African electricity supply sector - Using TEMBA (The Electricity Model Base for Africa). Energy for Sustainable Development. Vol. 31, pp. 50-66.

Taliotis, C., Shivakumar, A., Ramos, E., Howells, M., Mentis, D., Sridharan, V., Broad, O., Mofor, L.

Bioethanol in Africa: The Case for Technology Transfer and South-South Co-Operation. IRENA Report, Abu Dhabi.

Dolf Gielen, Maria Ayuso, Francisco Boshell, Claudia Do Valle and Linus Mofor,

Africa’s Journey in the Global Climate Negotiations: A Synthesis Report for Policy Makers. Economic Commission for Africa

Fatima Denton, Johnson Nkem, James Murombedzi, Linus Mofor, Frank Rutabingwa, Wilfran Moufouma, Jacqueline Chenje and Aloysius Fomenky

Renewable Energy Options for Shipping. IRENA Report, Abu Dhabi.

Mofor, L., Nuttall, P. and Newell, A.,

Ocean Energy: Technology Readiness, Patents, Deployment Status and Outlook. IRENA Report, Abu Dhabi.

Mofor, L., Goldsmith, J. and Jones, F.

Pacific Lighthouses: Renewable Energy Roadmapping for Islands. IRENA Report, Abu Dhabi.

Mofor, L., Isaka, M., Wade, H. and Soakai,

Pacific Lighthouses: Hybrid Power Systems. IRENA Report, Abu Dhabi.

Journeay-Kaler, P. and Mofor, L

Evaluation of energy potential of Municipal Solid Waste from African urban areas. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Vol. 50, pp. 1269-1286

Scarlat, N., Motola,V., Monforti-Ferrario, F. and Mofor, L