Ph.D., 2004: Environmental Monitoring and Impact Assessment, with specialization in GIS and remote sensing, University of Trieste, Italy (Dottorato di ricerca in metodologie di biomonitoraggio dell’alterazione ambientale, Facoltà di Scienze matematiche, fisiche e naturali, Università degli Studi di Trieste).
Master in Management of Research, Innovation and Technology (MIT), 2015: MIP PoliMi (Politecnico di Milano) School of Business.
M.Sc., 1999: Environmental Management, two years international master course, Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Chania (MAICh), Greece. Fellowship granted by the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO).
D.S.P.U (Specialized Post-University Diploma), 1997: Environmental Management of Natural Resources, one year post-university studies diploma, Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Chania (MAICh), Greece. Fellowship granted by the Centre International de Hautes Etudes Agronomiques Méditerranéennes (CIHEAM), Paris, France.
D.E.A (Diplôme d’études approfondies), 1996: One year post-university diploma course of Ecology (Diplôme d’études approfondies en écologie), University of Natural Sciences, Tunis, Tunisia.
Laurea in Engineering (Diplôme universitaire d'ingénieur), 1995: Environmental engineer, five years university studies, ESA Mateur, University of Tunis II, Tunisia.
Since 2013: In-Charge of International Cooperation and Strategic Partnerships
January 2011 – December 2012: Programme Coordinator, UNIDO-ICS programme on Renewable Energy Technologies, United Nations Industrial Development Organisation.
April 2009 – December 2010: Scientific Officer, UNIDO programme on Geothermal Energy and Planning and Implementation Officer for the fellowship programme, United Nations Industrial Development Organisation.
November 2006 – March 2009: Scientific Officer, UNIDO programmes on Cleaner Production, Sustainable Industrial Development and Coastal Zone Management, United Nations Industrial Development Organisation.
January 2000 – October 2006: Scientific Assistant to Area Chief, UNIDO-ICS programme on Earth, Environmental and Marine Sciences and Technologies, United Nations Industrial Development Organisation.
March 1998- December 1999: Research Fellow, UNIDO-ICS programme on Coastal Zone Management, United Nations Industrial Development Organisation.
September 2008- present: Distinguished Faculty Member, EUCLID (Euclid University), An Intergovernmental Organization and Distance Learning Institution, HQ in Banjul, The Gambia.
April 2005- December 2005: University lecturer for post-university course and tutor to students, Master Course in geographic information science for the spatial and economic analysis and decisions.
December 1995- July 1996: Scientific adviser/Engineer, APIA, the Agency for the Promotion of Agriculture Investments and projects’ funding, Tunis, Tunisia.
Resource efficient and cleaner production; Pollution release and transfer monitoring and control; Renewable energy and industrial applications; Environmental Impact Assessment and climate change; Environmental planning and coastal zone management; Integrated water resources management; Environmental auditing and reporting; GIS and remote sensing; Project management, coordination and strategic planning; Technology transfer, capacity building and international cooperation.