Dr. Mahmoud HAFSI receivedPhDfrom Paris XII University, France, in 1991; heis, also, graduatedfrom the Higher Institute for Commerce and Business Administration (ISCAE), Rabat, Morocco, in 2005.

He joined the National Office for Electricity and drinking water (ONEE), in 1991, as engineer, then as responsible of development of desalination and water specifictreatmentactivity (design, running, control..), within the Drinking water quality control Directorate.

In 2008, hejoined the International Institute for Water and Sanitation, under ONEE, as a head of Technology Watch and Documentary Management Division.

In 2020, hestart a new career as independent consultant in water and environmentfields.

He piloted and involved in several national and international R&D projects. He has more than 30 publications in water treatmentfield and severalexperiences as trainer in the water fields.

Dr. Hafsiisalsoco-foundermember and, nowadays, SG of the Moroccan Membrane and Desalination Society (MMDS).