Nadia Fettah Alaoui – Picture by State Department, US Embassy in Rabat.
Businesswoman Nadia Fettah Alaoui (b. 1971) is since 2019, during the cabinet reshuffle of Prime Minister Saad Eddine El Otmani, the first female at the helm of the country’s Ministry of Tourism, Handcraft, Air Transport and Social Economy.
Minister Fettah Alaoui is known as a well-connected businesswoman in the Kingdom of Morocco, and this is her first portfolio within a government. She holds a degree from École des hautes études commerciales de Paris (HEC Paris). After graduation she began her professional career at then accounting prime multinational Arthur Andersen.
Upon her ministerial appointment it became known that Minister Fettah Alaoui is a member of the National Rally of Independents Party. She is deemed as a highly capable woman concerning financial management, and her expertise is required in the sectors that are drastically touched by the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.
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