Munqeth Mehyar

Munqeth Mehyar is former Chairman and Jordanian Director of EcoPeace Middle East, a unique regional organization that brings together Jordanian, Palestinian, and Israeli environmentalists to promote sustainable development and advance peace efforts in the Middle East.  During his twelve years as Director, Mehyar organized dozens of regional conferences, workshops, and study tours, supervised regional research on shared ecosystems, and co-authored reports and policy papers.  He speaks regularly on water, peace, and security issues.  He received a degree in Regional Planning and Architecture from the University of Louisiana and is currently part owner of Koplens, a company specializing in municipal waste to energy projects.