The Monaco National Committee aims to promote sustainable energy development in Monaco, as a part of the World Energy Council’s energy vision. As a member of the World Energy Council network, the organisation is committed to representing Monaco's national perspective within national, regional and global energy debates. The committee includes a variety of members to ensure that the diverse energy interests of Monaco are appropriately represented. Members of the committee are invited to attend high-level events, participate in energy-focused study groups, contribute to technical research and be a part of the global energy dialogue.
Bernard Fautrier has been Chair of the World Energy Council Monaco Member Committee since 2009. He is presently Head of Missions to the Prime Minister on questions of sustainable development and Vice President and CEO of the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation. He has extensive experience in the field of environment at international level, and has chaired both the Barcelona Convention for the protection of the Mediterranean, and the Ramoge Agreement.
Fautrier was born in Monaco in 1945 and is a Monegasque citizen. From 1984 to 1995 he was Minister for Public Works and Social Affairs for the Monaco Government, and from 1995 to August 2003 he was Ambassador of Monaco to Switzerland and United Nations in Geneva. He also served as Minister for International Cooperation.
Raoul Viora is the Secretary of the World Energy Council Monaco Member Committee, a position he has held since Monaco was admitted as a member in 1988.
Viora also holds several positions in companies like Thomson – CSF and IBM corporation. He joined the Monaco Administration as civil servant in 1984 where he had number of technical missions, especially in the domains of Environment and Energies.