Biography

Ambassador  Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Nasser ESSID

Born in M'saken (Sousse) on the second of May, 1959
Married and father of three children
Languages: Arabic, French and English

University studies and advanced degrees:

1980-1984: Certificate of completion of intermediate studies of the National School of Administration
1987-1988: Certificate of advanced studies of the National School of Customs of Paris
1988-1990: Certificate of  Higher Studies from the National School of Administration  of  Tunis
2013-2014: Certificate of the Center for Strategic Studies NESA-North East South Asia
United States Department of  Defense (Washington)
2013-2014: Certificate of the National Defense Institute, Tunis
Career Path at the Ministry of Finance:

1984-1987: Inspector of  Financial Services at the General Directorate of Customs

Career Path at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs:

  • 1990-1993: Head of Studies and Litigation Division
  • 1993-1999: Deputy Head of Mission at the Embassy of the Republic of Tunisia in New Delhi (India)
  • 1999-2001: Deputy Director for relations with South-East Asia countries
  • 2001-2004: Deputy Director in charge of the budget
  • 2004-2009: Deputy Head of Mission at the General Consulate of the Republic of Tunisia in Lyon (France)
  • 2009-2011: Deputy Director, General Directorate of Consular Affairs
  • 2011-2013: Director of Consular Affairs at the General Directorate of Consular Affairs
  • 2013-2014: General Director of Consular Affairs
  • 2012-2014: Instructor at the Diplomatic Institute of Training and Studies
  • 2012-2014: National Coordinator for the EU project Euro Med Migration II and III
  • 2013-2014: President of the 31st session of the National Defense Institute, Tunis
  • 2014-2017: General Consul of the Republic of Tunisia in Marseille (France)
  • September 2017: Ambassador of the Republic of Tunisia in Algeria

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