Tunisia Country Representative

Ons Ben Abdelkarim

Ons is Expectation State's Country Representative in Tunisia.

Ons manages Expectation State’s engagement in Tunisia, establishing senior relationships across government, the private sector and civil society to ensure our mission is being delivered in line with government priorities and the wider country context.

Ons returned to Tunisia in 2013, following a number of roles in Paris, at which point she joined Al Bawsala. A Tunisian NGO working on accountability and good governance, Al Bawsala was establised to encourage transparency and accountability in government, with a focus on the constitution drafting process. Ons first served as secretary general and then as president.

Upon leaving Al Bawsala Ons joined the Think Tank Joussour, where she led reports focused on economic advocacy. She then joined an international consultancy where she managed economic development-focused technical assistance, prior to joining Expectation State in 2018.