Sonia Mezzour is a State Engineer graduate of the Federal Polytechnic School in Zurich, Switzerland, with a Master’s thesis brilliantly obtained at Harvard University in Boston, USA. She held several positions within a large investment bank based in Switzerland. She ran her own business during several years, after returning to Morocco. In June 2010 she became Advisor to the Minister of Energy, Mines, Water and Environment, in charge of Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency. Sonia Mezzour has been General Secretary of ADEREE since March 2011. She is fluent in five languages: Arabic, French, English, Spanish and German.