Our Team

Alim El Gaddari, Programs Director.

Alim Al Gaddari, psychologist and sexologist by training, has joined the organization’s staff team as Programs Director. Alim has been working on HIV field for 15 years in France. Before joining ITPC-MENA he was in charge of International Programs at Sida Info Service, a french organization. During his past experience, Alim successfully managed several HIV-related programs in sub-saharan Africa. He worked in collaboration with several partners and donors such as UNICEF, UNAIDS, the European Union, the City of Paris and France Expertise. The projects focused on West, Central and Northern Africa.

Zakaria Bahtout, Head of Communication and Partnerships.

Zakaria Bahtout, born 1983, Moroccan involved in the response to the HIV epidemic since adolescence. He started as a volunteer at the ALCS (Association against AIDS) in Marrakech and that since 2007. He learned so much that he wanted to make his passion so that after activism becomes his profession. After completing his university studies, he joined the ALCS as a personal member, where he was coordinator of prevention activities for youth, workers and truckers. With the support of ALCS, he helped develop innovative approaches to reach young people in Marrakech and Morocco.

With ITPC MENA, he has implemented several capacity-building and support programs targeting people living with HIV / AIDS and key populations at higher risk. This allowed him to have extensive links with the communities.

Imad EL OUALIDI, Administratif & Financial Director

Born in 1983 in Marrakech, he joined the team of ITPC MENA, as a new financial administrative director, holding a Master in Accounting, Control, Audit (CCA), holding a second Master in Management Control and Information System (MCGSI), he was administrative director, accountant, and financial, in a school of higher education, he has held several assignments as chief accountant, accounting firms.

Marwa El Harrar, Advocacy officer

With a diploma in finance and management, she has been national office manager for BNI where she helped implement the concept of the company in Morocco. Then she joined the hotel distribution world, in Casablanca, as a business development director.

Her unwavering need to be involved in something meaningful, with a noble cause and where she can help, share and learn from others, is what brought her to ITPC-MENA.

Aissam HAJJI, Advocacy Officer

Aissam HAJJI, is the Advocacy Officer at ITPC-MENA, laureate of a Master in Epidemiology and Public Health from the International School of Public Health (EISP), Mohammed Six University of Health Sciences (UM6SS) Casablanca and a Master in management of health institutions of the National School of Commerce and Management (ENCG) of Casablanca. Aissam HAJJI participates in the development of ITPC-MENA advocacy strategies and the coordination of research projects within this organization. This work is more related to the axis of access to treatment and the impact of intellectual property on access to innovative medicines.

Mohamed AIT Haddou, accountant

Born in 1988 in ZAGORA, he joined the ITPCMENA team as an accountant, holds a professional license in accounting and management control, he is an assistant of administrative and financial director within a company works in the tourist field, so he was a customer manager in a money transfer company in Morocco.