Fares is an entrepreneur in the areas of energy and more recently new technologies . He founded and led SME, offering logistic solutions to the oil sector in Tunisia, Algeria, and Libya.
Fares is also co-founder of the Arab Policy Institute, a “circle of thought and action,” which focuses on the development and promotion of political reforms in the Maghreb region.
Before joining the private sector, Fares has served in the administration of Tunisia as a staff attaché at the Ministry of Energy and Industry. His career started in New York in 1996 when he joined Credit Lyonnais Bank as a member of the research team.
Fares is Yale World Fellow 2010. He has a master’s in public administration from Harvard Kennedy School. He graduated with a degree in economics and statistics from the National School for Statistics and Economic Administration.