• Mohamed Malouche

    Mohamed Malouche currently serves as the Board Chairman and previously served as the President of TAYP. As President, he spearheaded our bilateral investment efforts along with the launch of the 4 Es strategy. Mohamed is a Partner with Deloitte with 20 years of experience in designing and implementing public sector modernization programs, large transformational programs […] Read More
  • Ikbel Achour

    Ikbel Achour is a biotechnologist and strategist with over 12 years experience in developing cutting-edge science for biomarker and therapeutic target discovery, focusing on Precision Medicine and clinical trial design. She is currently a Translational Medicine Lead in Immuno-oncology at MEDIMMUNE. As a Director of Precision Health at the University of Arizona, she previously led the development of […] Read More
  • Mondher Ben Hamida

    Mondher Ben Hamida is a TAYP co-founder and member who served previously as TAYP Executive Vice President from 2013 to 2016. Currently and until 2018, he will serve as TAYP President to continue the important mission of TAYP. He particularly advises on supply chain strategies to support TAYP handicraft export initiative and acts as a mentor for the TAYP entrepreneurship […] Read More
  • Ambassador (ret.) Gordon Gray

    Gordon Gray is the Chief Operating Officer at the Center for American Progress. Prior to his retirement from the U.S. government after 35 years of public service, he was the Deputy Commandant at the National War College. Ambassador Gray was the U.S. Ambassador to Tunisia from 2009 until 2012, witnessing the start of the Arab […] Read More
  • Mariem M. Malouche

    Mariem Malouche is a Senior Economist at the World Bank Middle East and North Africa Region since 2004. She has an extensive expertise in trade policy, regional integration, export development, and diaspora. Mariem led, authored and contributed to a number of country level policy dialogue, development policy loans, and reports focused on North Africa, South […] Read More
  • Shelly Porges

    K. Shelly Porges is Co-Founder and Managing Partner of The Billion Dollar Fund for Women, a global consortium of venture funds pledged to invest in female-founded firms and Beyond the Billion, mobilizing LP investors into TBDF funds. She is also a Board Member of the Financial Alliance for Women and on the Advisory Board for […] Read More
  • Hatem Sellami

    Hatem Sellami served as the Chairman of the board of TAYP from 2011 to 2013. He is the CEO and co-founder of Cognira, a company with offices in Atlanta, GA and Tunis, Tunisia delivering advanced analytics consulting services in retail merchandising and supply chain. Prior to Cognira, Hatem co-founded and grew Predictix to make it […] Read More
  • Firas BenAchour

    Firas BenAchour served as TAYP President from 2013-2016. He is a seasoned healthcare and technology entrepreneur and a senior executive with 25 years of experience working with technology and healthcare startups, an angel investor and a mentor for several young entrepreneurs in the MENA region. Firas is a Senior Healthcare IT Consultant working with startups […] Read More
  • Ambassador William Taylor

    William B. Taylor, Jr. is the executive vice president at the U.S. Institute of Peace. From 2011 to 2013 he was the Special Coordinator for Middle East Transitions in the State Department. He served as the U.S. ambassador to Ukraine from 2006 to 2009. Earlier, he served in Jerusalem, Baghdad, Kabul and Brussels. As an […] Read More
  • Kathy Bailey

    Kathy Bailey is the Managing Shareholder of Bailey Law. Her peers have recognized her with the Martindale Hubbell AV® rating and a listing in Washington DC Super Lawyers® magazine as one of DC Metro Area top lawyers for Civil Litigation Defense. Kathy is a proud member of the Leadership Greater Washington class of 2010, the […] Read More
  • Ambassador Walter Culter

    Walter Leon Cutler is a former United States diplomat who served as Ambassador to Saudi Arabia (1984-87; 88-89), Tunisia (1982-84), Congo-Zaire (1975-79), and as Ambassador-designate to Iran (1979). Other diplomatic assignments included Vietnam, Korea, Algeria and Cameroon; and Assistant Secretary of State for Congressional Relations. He also served as Research Professor of Diplomacy at Georgetown […] Read More
  • Linda Keene Solomon

    Linda is a senior executive with 30 years of leadership, managerial, and board director experience serving the corporate, government, and non- profit sectors. She advises CEOs on growth strategies and leadership succession, designs global expansion initiatives, and delivers complex project implementation results. Today, Linda serves on the Deloitte & Touche USA Foundation Board. During her […] Read More