Prof. Thami GHORFI

Thami GHORFI is Dean of ESCA Ecole de Management, an African leading Business School based in Casablanca, Morocco, where he teaches communication strategy and change management.


Prof. Thami GHORFI has developed an expertise on management practices in Morocco and the Maghreb region, in entrepreneurship and change management.

He is advisor to several organizations in the strategic fields, multicultural human resources management and leading change.

He edited “Family businesses, from paradoxes to opportunities”- La croisée des Chemins May 2016. Thami GHORFI coedited “Préparing Executives for 2030 (ESCA publication © December 2015)


Thami GHORFI has been appointed in 2011 as an expert member of the Economic, Social and Environmental Council, a constitutional institution of Kingdom of Morocco.


Thami GHORFI, through his position as Vice President of the AL AMANA foundation – leading micro finance organization in the MENA region- is strongly involved in charity and the fight against financial exclusion.


Thami GHORFI is also a member of :


  • ‘Development and Solidarity Council’, a brain trusts aiming at harmonizing economic development strategies and social cohesion;
  • ‘Scientific Council of Amadeus Institute’, a think tank focusing on geopolitics and geo-economics concerning countries of the south part of the world.


He is a member of AACSB MENA Advisory Council, an International Academic Member of the EDAF Committee of the EFMD (European Foundation for Management Development), and a member of the Academic Advisory Board of GBSN (Global Business School Network).


Thami GHORFI received in April 2016, the Education and Training of African Economic Developers Award.


Thami GHORFI is decorated with the insignia of “Chevalier des Palmes Académiques of the French Republic”.