Team

The TuNur management team is composed of successful and passionate professionals with extensive international experience and deep local knowledge.

Daniel Rich
Chief Executive Officer

Based in Tunisia Daniel is the Chief Executive Officer of TuNur Ltd and responsible for day to day operations, strategy and managing relationships with investors, strategic partners and Governments. As Directeur General of TuNur Tunisia in 2018 Daniel established the office and created a new team in Tunisia, and is responsible for local strategy, engagement and project development. Daniel was previously COO of Nur Energie where his role included new business development for markets such as the UK and India with responsibilities including identifying new markets, forming strategic partnerships and preparing market entry strategy. Daniel has experience in both the energy and telecommunications industries and prior to joining Nur Energie he worked for an independent oil trading firm where he focused on business development covering a range of markets including West Africa, Russia and the Middle East. Daniel started his career as a financial analyst for the leading telecommunication solutions company Phones International Group and holds a Bachelor Degree in Business and Economics from Kings College London.

Mohamed Halila
Energy Project Engineer

Mohamed is an energy engineering with over 9 years of experience in the renewable field, he joined TuNur Tunisia Branch in February 2018, as an analyst and project engineer, working closely with the general manager and senior consultants, assisting TuNur in its activities and operations for both the export project and for projects of local production in Tunisia. He previously held the position of head of site studies, property and environmental impact management and security for photovoltaic and wind projects within STEG-renewable energies.In addition to his experience in the renewable energy sector, Mohamed began his career in the construction of conventional power stations, he worked for 4 years, with the group SNC LAVALIN and ANSALDO ENERGIA, where he held the position of superintendent commissioning mechanical engineer for the commissioning of a 400 MW "Sousse C" single-shaft combined cycle power plant in Tunisia, leading a mechanical team for the validation, commissioning and maintenance of the plant's mechanical equipment. Mohamed also gained an experience in metrology for magnitudes; pressure, temperature and electrical.

Ali Kanzari
Senior Advisor

With PhD in energy engineer, Ali joined TuNur Limited in November 2016 as Senior Advisor, working in close collaboration with the managing director, in assisting TuNur in the development of projects in renewable energies in Tunisia and for export. As one of the founders of the National Agency for Energy Management, he contributed to the development of legislation on energy efficiency and the promotion of renewable energy in Tunisia. Ali is the president of Solar Energy System "SES", specialized in engineering and realizing turn key projects "EPC", involved in the development of large projects connected to the network: PV, CSP and Wind, decentralized electrification and mini-grid by photovoltaic, water desalination by PV. Having also participated as a renewable energy expert in renewable electrification programs and projects in Tunisia and abroad (Benin, Togo, Burkina-Faso, Guinea, Chad ...) with several organizations like STUDI, the African Development Bank (ADB), SES Group, TESPCO, TELMOB-ONATEL, MWH-Stantec, he is a member and president of several professional associations, such as the Chamber of Photovoltaic Integrators "CSPV", the Tunisian Association of Environmental Protection, Sahara Solar Breeder Foundation "SSBF", Desertec Industrie Initiative "DII" and association Mines Paris Tech.

Mike Coombs
Chief Financial Officer

Mike spent five years as Group CFO of Renewable Energy Systems (RES) an international wind farm developer which saw annual revenues increase from £160m in 2006 to £500m by 2010. RES, a member of the Sir Robert McAlpine Group, is one of the renewable energy sector’s market leaders with over 5,000MW of wind projects developed and built and 600MW under ownership in various markets including the UK, Ireland, France, Sweden, Canada and the US. Before RES Mike was Group Finance Director of Biwater Plc a water utility and construction group with interests in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, North and South America and the Far East. Mike is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Management Accountants (FCMA) with more than 10 years of senior board experience within the utility sector including significant international experience both in the developed and developing world.

Ameni Bouafif
Office Manager

Ameni was born and grew up in Tunisia. She obtained a master’s degree in financial and Banking Economy from ESSEC Tunis in 2010 in which she was major. Ameni joined TuNur Tunisia Branch in 2018 as the office manager. She previously held the position of Administrative & Financial Officer, for 6 years, for Anadarko Tunisia BEKS Company; a subsidiary of the American Petroleum Company: Anadarko Petroleum Corporation. Amen developed her professional abilities with continuous training and courses in accounting and management such as SAP training in London, Business English with the British Council, obtaining a Mini MBA with CCDH Tunis, RAF & Sage 100 training with STI Formation.