Adnen Lassoued is currently the Director General of the Tunisian National Statistics Institute, since February 2019. Previously, for five years, he was a senior economist at the IMF Resident Representative office in Tunisia. Prior to joining the Fund, he was senior statistician at the Centre for Social Research and Studies (CRES), in charge of the evaluation of social assistance programs in Tunisia. He began his carrier in the Tunisian statistical office where he spent ten years at the Observatory of Economic Trends. He holds a Master’s degree in Mathematical Economics and Econometrics and an Engineer’s degree in Statistics and Information Analysis.