Bachelor’s in Civil Engineering and Master’s in Structural Engineering. Over ten years of diverse civil engineering experience focused on sustainable development in Iraq. Core expertise is in green building assessment tools and amplified strategies that lead to enhanced building performance. Founder and Chief Executive Officer of the first local initiative established to introduce the concept of green design and construction to Iraq, called KESK. Aim is to make sure that current development should not harm the interests of future generations through the integration of the triple bottom line concept: people, planet and profit. Vision is to make Iraqi cities more sustainable, inclusive and economically productive by making buildings and infrastructure healthy, environmentally responsible, and resource-efficient. Basima is a World Economic Forum Global Shaper and Cultural Leader; TEDx speaker; Climate Trailblazer.