Bechir Zaafouri was born on July 25, 1963 in Sidi Bouzid.
Zaafouri holds an MBA in Accounting from IHEC University, (Institut des Hauts Etudes Commerciales de Carthage). Zaafouri is the Chief Executive Officer of a Tunisian chain of wholesale distributors and malls.
Zaafouri was the delegate minister at the Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Handicrafts until March 2013.
Zaafouri is a co-founder of the “Association for Citizenship and Dignity.” He is also the President of Boumhel sports team. He is member of the Committee for the Protection of the Revolution in Boumhel and a founding member of the committee’s branch in Ben Arous
Zaafouri is married and father of three children.