Minister of Transport & Logistics, Morocco
Mr. Mohammed ABDELJALIL, appointed Minister of Transport and Logistics on October 7th, 2021, was born in Rabat on August 4th, 1968.
After his high school degree and the preparatory classes, he joined the National School of Bridges and Roads (ENPC) in Paris to achieve his engineering studies, to graduate in 1991. From 1999 to 2001, he obtained an MBA coorganized by the ENPC and the Hassania School of Public Works in Casablanca (EHTP).
As an engineer, he was nominated in various ranks both in the private sector, where he began his career, and in the public administration.
At the Arthur Andersen in Paris, he was appointed as an auditor, where he remained until 1993. In 1998, he returned to Morocco where the company Bymaro (a subsidiary of the BOUYGUES group) entrusted him with the management of the El Hank pre-treatment station in Casablanca.
He was then appointed Sales Manager in charge of detecting, analyzing and selecting projects and preparing commercial proposals.
In 2003, he joined the Public Administration as Director of Programs and Studies at the Ministry of Equipment and Transport, where he participated in the implementation of important projects such as the creation of the Road Financing Fund and the liberalization of air transport.
Two years later, in 2005, he was appointed General Director of the Port Exploitation Office (ODEP), where he participated in the implementation of the port reform (subject of law 15-02).
He successfully led the transformation of the Office and became the first CEO of the Company Marsa Maroc, on December 1st, 2006.
He negotiated and signed the concessions of the new Terminal TC4 in Tangier Med II and the new Terminal TC3 in Casablanca, and supervised the improvement of the quality service of the container terminal of the port of Casablanca to get out of the congestion crisis of 2007 summer.
In the summer of 2016, he successfully led the IPO of the country’s leading port operator, Marsa Maroc.
Mr. Mohammed Abdeljalil is married and has two children.