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Wednesday 22 April 2015

ESCP Europe Master in Energy Management graduate crowdfunds for Lebanese energy NGO

We are always delighted to hear from Alumni of ESCP Europe and to catch up on their endeavours post-graduation. As such, we would like to share the latest news from a Master in Energy Management alumna, Béah El Chemor.

Béah (MEM Class of 2015), is a member of a newly-established NGO, the Lebanese Oil and Gas Initiative (LOGI). An independent non-governmental organisation based in Beirut, LOGI promotes the transparent and sound management of Lebanon's oil and gas resources.

The long-term objective of this organisation is to develop a network of Lebanese experts in the global energy industry and provide them with a platform through which to educate Lebanese policy makers and citizens on the key decisions facing the oil and gas industry. It will focus on public awareness, policy development and advocacy, capacity building and technical assistance to help Lebanon maximise the economic and social benefits of its oil and gas wealth - and avoid the resource curse.

Dr. Kostas Andriosopoulos, Associate Professor of Finance, Academic Director of the Master in Energy Management and Executive Master in Energy Management, and Executive Director of the Research Centre for Energy Management (RCEM) at ESCP Europe, sits on LOGI's Board of Advisors.


Get Involved
LOGI is currently running a crowdfunding campaign to allow research on several topics related to: governance, infrastructure, job creation, environmental protection, revenue management, and fiscal policy. It will develop different products, including draft laws to present to parliament, policy memos and briefs to educate policymakers, training and workshops, infographics and videos, as well as traditional media and social media campaigns to mobilise and raise awareness of Lebanese citizens. The campaign, which aims to raise £10,000, will fund the development of LOGI's website.

The campaign ends on 9th May. Click here to make a contribution.


Read more
To find out more about LOGI's aims and the impact this NGO could have on Lebanon's energy industry, take a look at Georges Pierre Sassine's article on the Huffington Post.


About the Master in Energy Management
The Master in Energy Management (MEM) at ESCP Europe is a 15-month, full-time postgraduate programme for those aiming towards a career in the energy sector.

Taught in English at our London and Paris campuses plus a one-week seminar in Canada (optional), it is delivered by a world renowned faculty and specially selected industry practitioners.

The MEM's objective is to help students understand the energy business environment and its fundamental economic and technological concepts. Participants will gain the ability to develop and implement strategies to address major issues in energy regulation and policy, as well as strengthening their ability to live and work in a highly multicultural and international environment.

The application process for the MEM's 2015 intake is now open! Find out more


About the Executive Master in Energy Management
Building on the expertise of the world's oldest business school, the Executive Master in Energy Management (EMEM) educates the next generation of leaders and pioneering thinkers in the energy sector through a unique style of business education across four European campuses: London, Paris, Berlin and Madrid.

Over a one-year, part-time curriculum, the EMEM develops leadership practice immersed in real-world challenges within the energy sector, building upon a diverse community of ESCP Europe faculty experts and world-leading professionals.

The programme aims to provide participants with enhanced managerial capabilities and a good understanding of today's energy technological challenges, thereby enabling their progression to the forefront of innovation and project development in a context of complexity, high uncertainty and severe competition.

The application process for the EMEM's 2015 intake is now open! Find out more

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