In 2019, Mrs.Maali joined the University of East Anglia to do a PhD. in Economics under the supervision of Prof. Corrado Di Maria and Dr. James Watson. Mrs.Maali began her academic career in 2005 as a Research assistant, and was then promoted to be research associate in Techno-Economics Division at Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research (KISR). She has lead many research tasks in different fields in economics using different advanced tools in statistics and applied econometrics. Her research interests are in the energy sector and non-renewable and renewable resources topics, time series modelling and forecasting.