Chief Operating Officer , Casablanca Finance City Authority

Lamia Merzouki is Chief Operating Officer at Casablanca Finance City Authority (CFCA), co-chair of the United Nations-led Financial Centers for Sustainability Network (UNDP-FC4S) and Vice-Chair of the World Alliance of International Financial Centers (WAIFC).

Prior to that, Lamia was part of AKWA Group, the largest private group in Morocco, within which she held the position of Director of Strategy and Organization for 7 years. She was also member of the executive committee and board member of 2 listed companies.

Lamia is also President of the We4She association, President of the Women Working For Change Network (Pan African network) and was recently nominated for the “Best Woman Leader in Africa” Award by the Africa Investments Forum and Awards. Lamia is also certified IMA (Moroccan Institute of Directors), independent administrator of several companies, executive coach (individual and team coaching), and has been practicing yoga and meditation for more than 15 years.