Dr. Amel Karboul

  • "I reject stereotypical thinking. Perhaps because I don’t myself fit the mold."

  • "Being a born visionary I have something against going backwards."

  • "We must be constantly questioning ourselves. There is no standing still. Either we go backwards or forwards."

Newly published: Coffin Corner, 2nd Edition

  • An Expert in Change and Transformation

    Leaders once used to make decisions based on 70% certainty and 30% uncertainty. Today the opposite is true. Previously unimaginable shifts in our daily lives are compelling companies and organizations to adapt quickly and identify creative, unconventional ways to operate and survive. Amel supports leaders and boards to find their footing in today’s worldwide uncertainty.

    Leading & Change
  • A Visionary

    More than ever, the health of businesses and institutions is urgently and visibly linked to the health of workforces, the health of our society, and the health of our planet. Amel sees the opportunities, and potential in people, projects, companies and organizations. Amel is convinced that it lies within our own hands to make the world a better place.

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  • An Entrepreneur

    An initiator, a challenger and a driver. Amel created the management consultancy company, Change Leadership & Partners as well as making many ideas a reality such as the Educations Outcomes Fund.

    Leading & Change
  • A Board Member

    Leading and developing Boards has been at the core of Amel's capabilities and interests. She is known for her dynamic presence, and her innovative and entrepreneurial approach, which combines decisiveness with an ability to grasp the ‘big picture‘, particularly when focused on governance.

    Leading & Change
  • A Politician

    As a cabinet minister in Tunisia, Amel’s leadership contributed to the successful completion of the transition phase, implementing economic reforms and improving safety and security. She was instrumental in the development of both senior government and tourism leadership teams.

    Politics & Development
  • A Speaker and Author

    Inviting people to change their way of thinking and questioning their pattern of behavior is not just the aim of Amel‘s keynotes – it is also the central theme of her publications and her new book, “Coffin Corner.” The themes she employs touch the heart and change people’s thinking in the long term.

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An accomplished Board member, Corporate, Institutional and Political leader with over 25 years’ experience. She is known for her dynamic presence, her innovative, open and straight-forward approach, her decisiveness as well as her ability to grasp the “big picture” rapidly. Amel was the first woman in history to occupy Tunisia’s Minister of Tourism position and co-lead the country's transformation. Amel is a recognised and published thought leader in written and digital media.

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