MENA Director, Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI)
Laury Haytayan is an energy policy and geopolitics expert. She is the Middle East and North Africa director at the Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI)- an independent, international non-profit organization that provides policy advice, research and works on advocating for better managed resources and energy transition in oil rich countries. She has several publications, and she is a regular commentator on issues related to oil and gas and energy in Lebanon and the East Med. She is the host of the Energy Espresso podcast that deals with everything related to the future of energy and energy transition in Lebanon and currently, she is hosting a monthly webinar on energy transition in MENA ahead of COP28. She teaches a course on the geopolitics of energy in the Eastern Mediterranean.