General Director and President of the Board of the Lebanese Center for Energy Conservation (LCEC)
Pierre El Khoury is the General Director and President of the Board of the Lebanese Center for Energy Conservation (LCEC), Lebanon’s national energy agency hosted by the Ministry of Energy and Water. El Khoury has been a member of LCEC for 17 years, starting as a UNDP officer and then as a founding member of the LCEC. Throughout his career with LCEC, El Khoury worked on the development of Lebanon’s national energy efficiency and renewable energy action plans, developing Lebanon’s first national financing mechanism, the first licenses for electricity generation from wind and solar, and the market strategy for solar water heaters.
With over 24 years of experience in the energy sector, El Khoury is a Board of Trustees’ member representing Lebanon in the Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (RCREEE). He is the national focal point of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) in Lebanon and the secretary of the World Energy Council (WEC) Lebanon Committee.
El Khoury serves as a member of the Advisory Board of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at the American University of Beirut (AUB), a member of the Advisory Board of the Electrical Engineering Department at Beirut Arab University (BAU), a member of the Advisory Board of the Electrical Engineering Department at Rafik Hariri University (RHU), and a member of the Advisory Board of the AUB Pro-Green Diploma Program. El Khoury is an alumnus of the US International Visitor Leadership Program.
El Khoury holds a Bachelor degree in Electrical Engineering and a Master degree in Engineering Management, both from the American University of Beirut (AUB). He is a member of the Order of Engineers and Architects in Beirut.