Title: Senior Fellow
Related programs: Long Term Development
Area of expertise: Macroeconomics, economic growth & development, economic policies.
Fathallah Oualalou is an economist, a Former Minister of Economy and Finance, of Privatization and Tourism, a Former Mayor, City of Rabat, as well as a Senior Fellow at Policy Center for the New South who focuses on Macroeconomics, economic growth and development and economic policies.
Fathallah Oualalou was born in 1942 in Rabat. He graduated in economy from Mohammed V University in 1964 and obtained a diploma on economy in 1966 in Paris. He was appointed Ministry of Economy in 1998 and Ministry of Finance in 2002. He is professor at Mohammed V University and chairs the Association of Moroccan Economists and Union of Arab Economists. After over 20 years as member of the Municipal Council, he was Mayor of Rabat from 2009 to 2015.