Moncef Ben Abdallah, Independent Consultant

moncefMoncef is a senior consultant for energy, industry and sustainable development, working with several institutions including the World Bank, UNDP, UNIDO and the African Development Bank.

A former minister for energy and industry in Tunisia (1997-2003), he has also served as ambassador to Germany, Chairman and General Manager of the Tunisian power and gas company STEG (1992-1996) and founder, Chairman and General Manager of the Tunisian Energy Management Agency (AME) (1986 to 1991). Other senior positions held in Tunisia include senior economic advisor to the prime minister (1985), Chairman and General Manager of the Tunisian Investments Promotion Agency (API) (1980-1984) and Director General of the Department of Industry (1979-1980).

He holds an engineering diploma from Ecole Centrale de Paris and a master of mathematics from the University of Science (Tunis).