Country Director:

Jennifer Smith

Jennifer has over 15 years’ experience in the field of SME creation & management, with particular focus upon vocational training and skills development, social enterprise, and entrepreneurship in developing countries.  Upon completion of her graduate studies and formative years as an investment banker in London, she moved to Morocco in 2002 to create a boutique hotel and restaurant in the UNESCO World Heritage site of Fez Medina.  This venture is now managed by her long-standing Moroccan team. 

In 2014, Jennifer joined the INGO Friends International as the Lao PDR Coordinator for tourism & hospitality TVET social businesses.  In this capacity, she was responsible for ensuring the relevance and quality of training curricula as well as building the capacity of trainers and job placement officers to ensure graduates’ successful transition to employment.  In 2016, Jennifer became the Country Manager of Emerging Markets Consulting, a management consulting firm providing technical assistance to clients such as the UN, World Bank, GIZ, and major INGOs.  Her project work comprised TVET and labor market assessments and modalities, monitoring & evaluation, economic development in marginalized communities, and supporting and coaching entrepreneurs.

Jennifer joined AMIDEAST in May 2018 as the Country Director, Tunisia.

She has served as Vice President of the Regional Hotel and Guesthouse Association in Fes-Boulemane, a Director of the American Chamber of Commerce in Lao PDR, and a Board member of the USG-funded Women’s Entrepreneurship Center in Vientiane, Lao PDR.  Jennifer holds a BA in Middle Eastern Studies from Duke University, a MA in International Relations from SOAS, University of London, and was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship for independent research in Syria.  She is also a professional chef and recipient of a Cordon Bleu diploma.









PositionName / EMAILTelephone
Human Resources ManagerAicha Chouari71 145 724
Human Resources AssistantDonia Hajjem71 145 783
Purchasing & Publicity CoordinatorAmina Klibi71 145 736

Customer Service Representative

/ LAC Coordinator

Lotfi Bouteraa92 781 388
CSR and Contracts ManagerMohamed Melki71 145 732
Customer Service RepresentativeSawssen Riahi71 145 723
Customer Service RepresentativeMahjouba Nasri71 145 731
Customer Service RepresentativeOumayma Doghri  
Customer Service RepresentativeZied Ouerfelli71 145 729
IT ManagerZouhair Raddadi71 145 734
IT SpecialistAmine Kriaa71 145 780
Online Community ManagerHoussem Jouini 99 971 492
Finance and Accounting Manager 71 145 725
AccountantMakrem Sbei71 145 755
AccountantMouna Kallel71 145 756
AccountantNour Habboubi71 145 781
  71 145 712

Advising and Exchange Programs

PositionName / EmailTelephone
Educational AdvisorCyrine Mami71 145 716
Exchange Program CoordinatorSahar Kamkoum71 145 745
Assistant Exchange Program CoordinatorYassine Mtiri71 145 751

Testing Programs

PositionName / EmailTelephone
Testing ManagerNabila Lamouchi71 145 750
Testing AssistantAmani Gharbi71 145 735
Customer Service RepresentativeDorra Saidane71 145 733

Marketing & Sales

PositionName / EmailTelephone
Sales RepresentativeMohamed Darmoul 95 994 510

American Corner

PositionName / EmailTelephone
Tunis CoordinatorPierson Racanelli71 145 716
Sousse CoordinatorYasmine Ali71 145 774

English Language Training

PositionName / EmailTelephone
Director of the EL DepartmentAmy Mabrouk71 145 718
Teacher CoordinatorBeya Tsouli71 145 717
EL CoordinatorMeriem Ben Saad71 145 727
El Administrative AssistantAicha Ben Jannet71 145 726
Books Inventory AssistantAchref Gharbi 


PositionName / EmailTelephone

Sahel Office Director

Sami Regaieg71 145 773
AccountantMejda Bouchnak71 145 772
CSR Monastir officeYassine Ben Mahmoud95 994 071  
Program CoordinatorInsaf Rachah95 994 512
Monastir Office CoordinatorNourhen Gharbi 95 994 071
CSR/Facilities CoordinatorMohamed Ali Ben Thabet95 994 518