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LEO, EDMUND K. was born on February 23, 1936 in Kilimanjaro, Tanzania.


Notre Dame University, United States of America, 1958-1961, Bachelor of Science. New York University, United States of America, 1961-1963, Master of Business Administration Economic. University of Leeds, United Kingdom, 1972-1975, Doctor of Philosophy.

Spoken languages: English, Swahili, Spanish, French.


Chief, Energy Resources Branch, Department of Technical Cooperation for Development, United Nations since 1984. Chief, Special Unit on New and Renewable Sources of Energy, 1982-1984, Chief, New and Renewable Energy Section, 1980-1982, Senior Economic Affairs Officer & Special Tech Advisor to the UnderSecy-General, 1978-1980, Department of Technical Cooperation for Development, United Nations, New York. Economic Affairs Officer (Energy Economist), Department of Economic and Social Affairs, United Nations, New York, 1967-1978.

Industrial Development Officer, Industrial Policy Division, United Nations Industrial Development Organization, New York, 1963-1967. Petroleum Cost Analyst, Petroleum Operations, Texas Petroleum Company, Incorporated (Texaco), United States of America, 1961-1963.


Member: New York Academy of Science. American Association for the Advancement of Science.


  • Other Interests

    Research on technological options in the energy sector, energy processing technologies, interfuel substitution and related technologies for harnessing new and renewable sources of energy. Application of emerging technologies in energy exploitation. Studies and computer simulations on the role of energy intensiveness in industry.

    Tennis, water skiing, hiking.


Spouse Adella Panaligan, National of Philippines/United Republic of Tanzania.

Adella Panaligan