Mounia’s regional expertise helps AHI to successfully execute projects ranging from consulting work to educational study tours for clients. Mounia began working with AHI in 2009 as a graduate student interested in slum rehabilitation and financing. Since 2017, she has acted as one of AHI’s key associates in the Middle East, acting as the Regional Manager for the Middle East and Africa.
Mounia has worked for the International Finance Corporation and for the United Nations Development Program, specializing in human development issues. Mounia also worked for Al Omrane, the Moroccan government’s primary housing and urban development agency. Her expertise in Moroccan housing policy analysis and implementation stems in part from her background in public policy, which gave her experience analyzing the impact of affordable housing policies and public-private partnerships throughout Morocco.
Mounia holds a master’s degree in public policy from Harvard University and a bachelor’s degree in business administration and finance from Al Akhawayn University in Ifrane. She is fluent in French and English, and is a native Moroccan Arabic speaker. Mounia has lived in Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Switzerland, France, Morocco, and the U.S.