Mr. Andre Azoulay has served as Counsellor to His Majesty Mohammed VI King of Morocco since 1991. Born in Essaouira, Morocco in 1941, he was educated in Paris in Economics, International Relations, and Journalism. His professional background includes involvement in regional affairs and banking. Mr. Azoulay is an active participant in Morocco’s financial institutions, including the Board of the Central Bank of Morocco, the Royal Academy of Morocco, and the Royal Academy of Spain for Economy and Finance. Mr. Azoulay has received distinctions including Commander of the Wissam Al Arch (Kingdom of Morocco) and Commander of the Legion d’Honneur (France).
A pluralist who believes in consensus and respect for the other, he is also a Member of the Board and President of the Executive Committee of the Foundation for “The Three Cultures and the Three Religions,” based in Seville, Spain, and is the Founder and Chairman of “Identity and Dialogue,” an association created in 1974 in Paris dedicated to dialogue between Jews and Muslims, Palestinians and Israelis.