Taoufik Baccar

Taoufik Baccar

Better known as the last Governor of the Tunisian Central Bank prior to the 2011 Revolution, Taoufik Baccar is currently the Chairman of the “Centre International Hédi Nouira de Prospective et d’Etudes”, the Chairman of PBR Rating Tunisia (the first rating agency of the country) and the author of the book “Le miroir et l’horizon, rêver la Tunisie”

Taoufik Baccar spent most of his professional career serving as a government official from 1986 till 2011

  • From 2004 to 2011, Governor of the Central Bank of Tunisia
  • From 1999 to 2004, Minister of Finance
  • From 1995 to 1999, Minister of Economic Development
  • From 1992 to 1995, Deputy Governor for the Annual Meetings of the World Bank and then Chairman of the Arab Authority for Agricultural Investment and Development
  • From 1988 to 1990, Director of the Office for Employment and Vocational Training
  • From 1986 to 1988, Director General of Human Resources at the Ministry of Finance and Planification

 Taoufik Baccar graduated from the Ecole Nationale d’Administration (Master in Economics)