Speakers

Ali Zerouali

Director of Cooperation and Partnership, Moroccan Agency for Sustainable Energy (MASEN)

About

Ali ZEROUALI has been Masen’s International Cooperation and Partnerships Director since September 2015. He is responsible for designing and implementing an international projection strategy for Masen, with a focus on three priority areas : collaborating with Europe, as part of South-North cooperation for trading electricity from renewable sources between Morocco and the European electricity market ; collaborating with Africa, as part of South-South cooperation ; and for the MENA region and the rest of the world, sharing expertise and Masen’s technical assistance, developing greenfield and brownfield projects, and developing an industrial cooperation. He also supports the needs of internal entities, particularly by raising international funds. In his early roles at BNP Paribas, Accenture and UTC, Ali ZEROUALI gained extensive experience of managing internationally oriented corporate restructuring and business development projects. On his return to Morocco, he founded Next Management, a company that specializes in restructuring and transformation projects, and then took over the general management of MCS, a subsidiary of UTC. Ali ZEROUALI graduated in computer engineering from the Ecole des Mines de Paris and also holds a degree in organizational management from HEC Paris. An advocate of African optimism, convinced that energy is fundamental to sustainable development and growth, he strives to promote a green revolution on a regional and continental scale in his work at Masen. Ali is married and a father of one child.
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