Habib Ammar, new Minister of Tourism is a graduate of the Higher Cycle of the National School of Administration of Tunis, General Administration Section (February 1995) and holds a master’s degree in Management Sciences (option International Finance) – University of Paris IX Dauphine (1991) and a general university degree in Economics – University Paris IX Dauphine (1989).
Since 2015, he has been CEO of the Sousse Nord group (Société d’études et de développement de Sousse Nord, Société d’études et de développement de Hergla, Société El Kantaoui de promotion du golf and Société hôtelière et tourisme du Port El Kantaoui).
He was CEO of the Tunisian national tourism office ONTT from 2010 to 2014 and chief of staff to the Minister of Tourism from 2008 to 2010.
He has held many positions in various ministerial departments, including Director of the Tourist Upgrading Office at the Ministry of Tourism (September 2005 to February 2008).
He was also director of the office for studies and monitoring of the economic situation at the Ministry of Industry (February / September 2005). From June 1998 to February 2005, he was Public Services Advisor, Cabinet Attaché to the Minister of Industry. He was notably a member representing the State on the Board of Directors of the Société Tunisienne de Banque (STB).