Graduated from the American University of Beirut (AUB), El Khoury holds a Bachelor Degree in Electrical Engineering and a Master Degree in Engineering Management. El Khoury joined UNDP in 2005 to become a member of the LCEC project team. He became the project manager of the center by end of 2008, and with the institutionalization of the LCEC in 2011, he headed the first Executive Board.
He was appointed in 2010 by the Ministry of Energy and Water as member of the national committee responsible for the implementation of the “Policy Paper of the Electricity Sector”. He is the main writer of the National Energy Efficiency Action Plan for Lebanon. El Khoury is also the main developer of the concept of NEEREA, Lebanon’s national financing mechanism.
El Khoury is the national representative of Lebanon in the Board of Trustees of the Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (RCREEE). He is also Secretary of the World Energy Council (WEC) Lebanon Committee, the national focal point of IRENA, MSP, and many other initiatives.