Mohamed Ali is the co-founder of Religions for Peace Tunisia and he is currently working as the advisor to the Minister of Economy, Finance and Investment support. He previously served as the advisor to the Minister of Development, Investment and International Cooperation and as the advisor to the Minister of Agriculture, Water Resources and Fisheries.
He was the executive director of the Maghreb Young Leaders Organisation and worked as a public relations coordinator at the Centre for Strategic and Diplomatic Studies. He was also an advisor to the director of CSDS, former Minister of Foreign Affairs.
Academically, Mohamed Ali is a trained international development practitioner. He is an agronomic engineer specialised in horticulture from The Higher Institute of Agronomic Sciences of Chott Mariem. He also pursued Master’s in International Development: Agriculture and Rural Development from the University of East Anglia, UK as a Chevening Scholar – the UK Government’s international awards scheme aimed at developing global leaders. Furthermore, he is a graduate from the Tunisian School of Politics (TSOP) and the Youth Academy of the Arab Institute of Business Managers (IACE).
He developed expertise in the fields of gender issues, Human Rights, Diplomacy, Leadership, Communication, Freedom of Religion and Belief by participating in many governmental and non-governmental institutions such as the European Parliament, the European Council, the British institutions and the United Nations among others.
Mohamed Ali was a student in the Emerging International Leaders programme of FoRB at Cumberland Lodge. He is an international trainer in the Art of Debates. He holds expert certifications from the Junior Chamber International in several fields.
Mohamed Ali co-founded many national and local associations such as the Tunisian Organisation of Debates and Development without Borders association to name a few. He is a co-founder of Religions for Peace and a former vice-president of Initiatives of Change Tunisian group.
He was awarded a medal of the best project from the African Diaspora Youth Forum in Europe and a medal from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office for active participation in the British civil society.
Commencing his career, Mohamed Ali interned in many national and international institutions such as the Regional Centre for Research in Horticulture and Biological Agriculture, the School of Horticulture, Landscape and Trade and in Oxfam, the International British Organisation.
Mohamed Ali is trilingual in Arabic, French and English.