Rami Ben Tkhayat, Finance, Compliance and Operations Advisor, joined ABA ROLI in October 2015. Rami manages the financial, compliance and operational aspects of ROLI’s Africa field offices. In 2018, Rami moved to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to serve as the Chief Operating Officer for DRC programs. During his tenure in the DRC, Rami also served as the Acting Country Director and was responsible for overseeing and streamlining general operations. He managed six satellite offices and supervised a team of 70 staff. Previously, Rami served as the Field Finance Manager for the Tunisia office, where he was responsible for financial management in multiple offices in the Middle East and North Africa Region. He also managed several USG and European grants. Before joining ABA ROLI, Rami worked as a Project Manager for French international conglomerates such as Renault and ALDES. Rami has a Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering from the National Institute of Applied Sciences in Lyon, France. He speaks English, French and Arabic.