Abdellatif Jouahri

Company: Bank al-Maghrib
Position: Governor

Biography: Abdellatif Jouahri brings huge experience to his role as governor of Morocco’s central bank. Born in Fez in 1939, Jouahri held several management posts at Bank al-Maghrib between 1962 and 1978.

He later entered government as delegate minister in charge of public enterprise reform, before being promoted in 1981 to finance minister, a post he held for five years. That was followed by almost a decade as chairman and managing director of Banque Marocaine du Commerce Exterieur, one of the kingdom’s largest commercial finance institutions.

He is a former president of the banking sector’s trade body, Le Groupement Professionel du Banques du Maroc. After a brief tenure as head of the Caisse Interprofessionnelle Marocaine de Retraite (Morocco Professional Pension Fund), which caters to private sector workers, Jouahri was appointed to take over the top post at the central bank in 2003.

Contact Tel: (+212) 537 818 181
Website: www.bkam.ma