About MEDREC / Staff


  • Mrs Leila Bahri

    An active element in the sector of renewable energies on a national and international scale; since 1993, she has occupied executive positions within different entities involved in the development and implementation of RE and EE such as ANME, the National Fund for Energy Efficiency (FNME), GNESD, and MEDREC managing projects and studies in different related fields. Currently, she is as well the general secretary of the national committee of IUCN, member of the International Planning Committee (IPC), member of the advisory council of the agency for inter-institutional research and development, and president of the alliance Women and Environment.

Marco Polverari

  • Mr. Marco Polverari
    • Director
    • marcoplv@libero.it

    Director of MEDREC since its creation and General Director of the Italian-Mediterranean cooperation agency APREIME since its foundation in 1996 is currently an operational point of the IMELS in Tunisia, of the Lombardy Region in Tunisia, of Confagricultura (Italian Agriculture Association) and Confartigianato (Italian Small Entreprises Association) in North Africa, of Milan’s Bocconi University in Tunisia, and delegate of the Milan trade fair in Tunisia and the fair of Verona in North Africa. He was the advisor of the EuroMed fund and the promoter of the pilot project for the management of the migratory fluxes and mobility of Tunisian workers to Italy. 

Salvatore Moretta

  • Mr. Salvatore Moretta
  • National expert from IMELS is in charge of technical coordination of MEDREC where he has been involved in the management of international cooperation projects in the field of sustainable development and promotion of RE and in technical assistance to foreign and national stakeholders on regional Mediterranean activities of the IMELS. He is member of the Joint Committee of Experts in charge of drawing up Mediterranean Solar Plan Master-plan, coordinated by the Secretariat of Union for the Mediterranean.

The Mediterranean

Renewable Energy Centre

The MEDREC, based in Tunis, was launched by the Italian Ministry of Environment and Territory. It involves international and governmental Institutions of Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocco, and Tunisia. The center is the focal point of the Mediterranean Renewable Energy Program.

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