Algerian Member Committee

Comité Algérien de l'Energie

The Algeria National Committee aims to promote sustainable energy development in Algeria, as a part of the WEC’s energy vision. As a member of the WEC network, the organisation is committed to representing the Algerian perspective within national, regional and global energy debates. The committee includes a variety of members to ensure that the diverse energy interests of Algeria 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.

Chair: Mustapha Guitouni
Secretary: Smaïl Moussi

Smail Moussi holds a degree in mathematics from the University of Algiers (Algeria) and a postgraduate in statistics from the University of Paris VI (France). He joined Sonelgaz in 1979 and spent most of his career working for this company. He was appointed Head of the Energy Forecasting and Analysis Department, Head of the Strategy and Development Department, and Director for Regulatory Affairs. He has been in charge of forecasting and analysis studies, marketing and economic studies and has been involved in several projects at national, regional and international level in the field of Energy Planning, Energy demand analysis and forecasting as well as legal and institutional aspects. In 2011, Smail Moussi has been appointed Director for External Relations of Sonelgaz Holding, a company whose subsidiaries are primarily involved in the generation, transmission, and distribution of electricity, the transmission and distribution of natural gas, building infrastructure for the energy sector, and R&D. He is Secretary General of the Algerian Energy Committee since 2004.