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Amel Karboul      

Commissioner at The Education Commission; Former Minister of Tourism, Tunisia

Dr. Amel Karboul is commissioner of the International Commission on Financing Global Education Opportunity (Education Commission) and Secretary-General of the Maghreb Economic Forum (MEF).

Dr. Amel Karboul is a social entrepreneur, chairwoman, author and politician. She is passionate about nurturing a new generation of responsible leaders and building bridges between the private, public sector and civil society to solve today’s global challenges. Dr. Karboul held leadership roles in Mercedes-Benz, DaimlerChrysler; senior consultant roles at the Boston Consulting Group (BCG), Beratergruppe Neuwaldegg. She quickly became known as an award winning executive coach, published author and a trusted advisor for CEO’s of global organizations as well as family owned businesses and entrepreneurs.

Dr. Amel Karboul is a visiting professor at DukeCE; member of the Global Diplomacy Lab; advisory board member of CLP, WTFL and GBCEd. She was until Feb 2015 Minister of Tourism in the Tunisian transition government that has been appointed after the successful quartet negotiations and nominated as one of 10 leading young African politicians.

Dr. Amel Karboul holds a Master’s with honors in Mechanical Engineering, Karlsruhe Institute of technology (KIT), Germany and a Doctorate in Coaching and Mentoring, Oxford Brookes University, UK. She recently published her newest book Coffin Corner; outlining a new leadership culture suited to the complexity and dynamics of the 21st century!

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