H.E. Jaloul Ayed – Board Member
Founder and Chairman at the Vega Technology Group
Jaloul AYED served as Minister of Finance in the second and third post-revolution governments in Tunisia. He was previously Board Member and President of the Management Committee of the BMCE Group, the second largest financial group in Morocco. He held several other senior positions in FinanceCom, the holding company of the group, including that of Vice President of the Supervisory Board of the insurance company RMA-Watanya.
He started his early professional career with Citibank where he spent 18 years holding several country management positions in the MENA region, and in the capital markets in London. He presently serves as Honorary President of MED Confederation and Vice President of Euromed Capital Forum. He is also an active member in several associations in the Tunisian civil society, and a frequent speaker in professional and academic circles.
Mr Ayed is also the founder and Chairman of the Vega Group, a multidisciplinary technological business group in Tunisia.
He was the Tunisian candidate for the presidency of the African Development Bank in 2015.
He is an author and a classical music composer. His music was played in several prestigious venues such as the Carthage Music Festival, the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C. and the Carnegie Hall in New York.
He holds an MA from the University of Maryland and was the recipient of several academic, professional and political distinctions.