Ms. Diana KAISSY
Executive Director “Lebanese Oil and Gas Initiative”
Ms. Diana KAISSY is the Executive Director of the Lebanese Oil and Gas Initiative- LOGI, an independent non-governmental organization based in Beirut. She 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 educate Lebanese policy makers as well as Lebanese citizens on the key decisions facing the oil and gas industry. LOGI focuses on public awareness, policy development and advocacy to help Lebanon maximize the economic and social benefits of its oil and gas wealth. Between 2012 and mid-2017, Ms. Diana served as regional coordinator for the Middle East and North Africa, and Asia Pacific at Publish What You Pay organization, a global network that includes more than 700 civil society organizations advocating for transparency and accountability in the governance of natural resources. LOGI is the only Lebanese PWYP member organization. Ms. KAISSY is also board member of the Palestine Association for the Children Encouragement of Sports (PACES), a British based charity organization that seeks to promote social development through engagement in sports for Palestinian children living in refugee camps in Lebanon.