Ayman Cherkaoui is the Coordinator for the Mohammed VI Prize for the Climate and Sustainable Development as well as Senior Manager for Strategic Development at the Mohammed VI Foundation for Environmental Protection. Ayman is Regional Facilitator of Major Groups and Stakeholders, Africa, elected by African organisations accredited to UNEP. Ayman is also Lead Counsel for Climate Change at the Center for International Sustainable Development Law, Obama Foundation: Africa Leader, Ambassador for the Adaptation without Borders Initiative, and Atlantic Dialogues Emerging Leader. Previously, he was Special Advisor to the President of COP22, the Chief Negotiator as well as the Environment Minister of Morocco and worked for Valyans Consulting and the International Air Transport Association. Ayman also served as Judge for the UN SDG Action Awards and Member of the Steering Committee of the Goalkeepers Youth Action Accelerator. Ayman has academic background in Climate Change, Sustainable Development, Finance, Law and Engineering.