Amel Karboul

Since 2017 Amel Karboul is the CEO of The Education Outcomes Fund, a global platform bringing together different stakeholders to improve education for children and youth. Prior to that, she was Secretary-General of the Maghreb Economic Forum (MEF) and Commissioner of the International Commission on Financing Global Education Opportunity.

Amel is a social activist, entrepreneur, author and politician. She holds an honours Master’s in Mechanical Engineering from the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany, and a Doctorate in Coaching and Mentoring from Oxford Brookes University, UK.

She has previously held leadership roles in DaimlerChrysler and senior consultant roles at the Boston Consulting Group (BCG). Visiting professor at DukeCE. Amel served as Minister of Tourism in the Tunisian transitional government until February 2015 and was nominated as one of ten leading young African politicians (Jeune Afrique).

She published her book “Coffin Corner” in 2015, which describes a new leadership culture suited to the complexity and dynamics of the 21st century.




2016, 2015


Sustainability and Climate Protection




Europe, Africa


Europe, Africa
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