Dr. Ahmed Abaddi is Secretary-General of the Rabita Mohammadia of Ulema. He heads committees within the Higher Council for Education, Training and Scientific Research and the Morocco-USA Strategic Dialogue. He is also a Member of the Higher Council of the Mohammed VI Foundation of African Ulema and the Economic, Social and Environmental Council. Dr. Abaddi also teaches at the Mohammed VI Polytechnic University and Sciences Po Paris.
He was previously Director of Islamic Affairs at the Ministry of Habous and Islamic Affairs, and served as a Member of the National Council for Human Rights and the High Authority for Audiovisual Communication.
Dr. Abaddi is Emeritus Professor of Comparative History of Religions and Islamic Thought at Cadi Ayyad University, where he obtained his PhD in Islamic Studies. Having pursued his postdoctoral studies in the history of religions at Paris-Sorbonne University, he has also taught at the University of Chicago and DePaul University. He has published several books and is the author of a number of articles in Moroccan and foreign journals.