Senior Advisory Board

Strictly non-operational, the purpose of the Senior Advisory Board is to ensure continuity and stability of the TBC and provide its Executive Board with support and guidance. The Senior Advisory Board is kept informed on a regular basis of the TBC operations and activities and meets at least once a year.

The Senior Advisory Board is comprised of two sets of members

  • Rightful Members: all former Presidents of TBC Dubai (to ensure stability and commitment post mandate), the seating President of TBC Abu Dhabi (to ensure close cooperation between the two organizations) and the seating President of UTICA “Tunisian Confederation of Industry, Trade and Handicrafts” (to ensure close ties with the official representatives of Tunisia based companies, entrepreneurs and business owners)
  • Selected Members: outstanding professionals (not necessarily Tunisians) whose careers and achievements speak for themselves. These Selected Members are proposed by the TBC President to the Executive Board for approval and the names of the Selected Members shall be ratified by the next Members General Assembly

Honorary Co-Chairperson

Ouided Bouchamaoui

Honorary Co-Chairperson

Aida Araissi

Rightful Members (by alphabetical order)

  • Brahim Ben Ammar (former TBC Dubai President, Head of Distribution – MENA, Central Asia and Frontier Markets at Pictet Asset Management)
  • Mohamad Bin Khalifa Damak (sitting President of TBC Abu Dhabi, Chairman of Sergas Group)
  • Abdelwahab Chaabane (former President of the TBC Dubai & Northern Emirates, entrepreneur)
  • Raouf El May (former President of the TBC Dubai & Northern Emirates, former senior executive in the financial sector)
  • Habib Fekih (former President of the TBC Dubai & Northern Emirates, former President Airbus for Africa and Middle East)
  • Farhat Kennou (former President of the TBC Dubai & Northern Emirates, former COO Sodexo)
  • Samir Majoul (sitting President of the Tunisian Confederation of Industry Trade and Handicrafts – UTICA)


Selected Members (by alphabetical order)

  • Moncef Ben Hamida (General Manager of Bin Hamoodah Company)
  • Nejib Ben Khedher(SVP Skywards, Emirates Group)
  • Kamel Ben Naceur(Chief Economist of ADNOC, former Minister for Industry, Energy and Mines)
  • Daousser Chennoufi(CEO of Draw Link)
  • Jalel Ghayaza (CEO of Delice)
  • Hosni Ghedira(Director of the Research Center for Renewable Energy Mapping and Assessment at Masdar Institute and Associate Chair of the Civil Infrastructure and Environmental Engineering Department at Khalifa University)
  • Karim Karoui(Group Head of Subsidiaries, Strategy and Transformation of First Abu Dhabi Bank)
  • Hakim Karoui(Managing Director Co-Head of Corporate & Investment Banking of Bank of America Merrill Lynch)
  • Fethi Khiari(CEO of United Foods)
  • Abdel Razak Nalouti (Vice-Chairman Six Construct)
  • Hamdi Osman(former Senior Vice President Europe, Middle East, Africa and Indian Subcontinent of FedEx)
  • Abdellatif Sfaxi(Group CEO of Arkan)
  • Nejib Zaafrani(former TBC Dubai Vice-President, former Chairman of Shell Petroleum Abu Dhabi and former Secretary General and CEO of Dubai Supreme Council of Energy)
  • Douraid Zaghouani(COO of Investment Corporation of Dubai)