Mr. Slim Feriani
Dr. Slim Feriani is the CEO of the Sovereign Fund of Djibouti. He is Former Minister of Industry, Energy, Mining, Renewable Energy and SMEs of Tunisia (2017-2020). Worked at a number of financial services firms in the United Kingdom such as investment bank Nomura and asset management firms Martin Currie and Advance Emerging Capital. Held senior executive positions, including those of Chairman, CEO and CIO as well as NED board roles in listed and privately-owned companies. Highly multicultural. Dual British and Tunisian citizen. Lived and worked in the US, UK, Tunisia and Djibouti. Covered and invested in c.90 countries and visited over 60 of them. Fluent in English, French and Arabic. Dr. Feriani holds an MBA and a Ph.D. in Finance, Investment and International Finance from The George Washington University in Washington D.C., where he taught courses in these fields and sat on the Board of Advisors of its School of Business.