M.Ben Rayana Elyes
Head of Strategy, Corporate and Investment Banking at BIAT
Elyes Ben Rayana holds currently the position of Head of Strategy, Corporate and Investment Banking at BIAT, a major player in the Tunisian financial sector and the biggest privately owned bank, which he joined back in 2008. Before joining BIAT, Elyes worked for several years with McKinsey & Company in Paris, where he served different clients in Europe, mainly Financial Institutions and Telecommunication companies, and covered different topics including: strategy, organization, IT and operational excellence. Prior to that, Elyes held various positions with Schlumberger in France providing IT consulting and managed major post-merger projects. He also worked with KPMG consulting in New York where he worked on restructuring projects for different financial institutions in North America. Elyes is actively engaged in the social arena; he is a founding member Tounes 2020 a Think-Tank in Tunisia and is a Vice President of Tunisian American Chamber of Commerce in charge of Trade and Investment
President, Eurogroup Consulting
Gilles Bonnenfant graduated in Engineering at the École Nationale Supérieure d’Arts et Métiers in 1987 and soon began his career as a corporate consultant. After working with both public and private clients, he was put in charge of Eurogroup Consulting’s public, semi-public, and regulated industry activities. Elected president in 2012, he continued consulting to the highest government authorities while simultaneously conducting a vast campaign for the renewal and international expansion of the firm. He has been working to consolidate Eurogroup Consulting’s international development for the last 15 years. He is a French Foreign Trade Advisor and President of the government working group on Tourism and the attractiveness of France.
CEO, Altea Packaging
Dr. Slim Zeghal holds an engineering degree from Ecole Centrale Paris, an MSc from the University of California and a PhD in process engineering. He began his career with Elf-Atochem then joined the Vivendi- Generale des Eaux Group which he left in 2000 after having been its Water Division’s Deputy R&D Director. He worked at the Havas Group and DDB before moving to Cogitel, the Tunisian leader in flexible packaging, which became part of Altea Packaging of which he is currently CEO.
Associate, Advisory for Tunisia and Algeria, EY
A graduate of the Ecole Supérieure de Commerce in Paris, Sami Zaoui joined EY in Paris in 1987, and thereafter the Tunis and Algiers offices. He is in charge of management consulting activities for Tunisia and Algeria. He led the development of Tunisia's 2016 national industrial strategy. Secretary of State for Communication Technologies in the Tunisian transitional government after the 2011 Revolution, he is a member of the Strategic Council for Digital Economy.