Diana Al-Qaesi

Lebanese Oil and Gas Initiative - LOGI

Executive director of the Lebanese Oil and Gas Initiative-LOGI, an independent non-governmental organization based in Beirut. Diana is responsible for the successful leadership, management and operations of LOGI as per the strategic direction that entails developing a network of Lebanese experts in the global energy industry and providing them with a platform to support Lebanese policy makers as well as educate and guide Lebanese citizens on the key issues related to the oil and gas industry.  Between 2012 and mid-2017, Diana served as regional coordinator for the Middle East and North Africa, and Asia Pacific at Publish What You Pay organization, and gave civil society organizations direct support around coalition building, governance structure and capacity building on oil and gas related issues, including using transparency tools such as the Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative-EITI, Access to Information Laws, and beneficial ownership disclosures.

Diana holds a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology-Anthropology from the American University of Beirut (1992)

Diana has an completed all course requirements for the master;s program in Educational Foundations at the American University of Beirut  (all but dissertation-2000).

Diana is a licensee under the LMI program (Leadership Management International)-Effective Personal Leadership-2018 and recipient of the LMI World award for 2018.