Lahoussine Aniss is an IT engineer. He graduated in 1995 from Hassania School (E.H.T.P) in Casablanca. He has held various management positions within the Ministry of Trade and Industry and within the Moroccan Office of Industrial and Commercial Property (OMPIC).
After obtaining a Master degree in Information Systems from “Ecole Polytechnique” in Montreal, he joined, as an IT manager; a Canadian company specialized in the processing and analysis of marketing data to the benefit of the pharmaceutical industry. In the meantime, he enrolled to and obtained a D.E.S.S and an MBA from HEC Montreal.
He assured, as an international consultant, several missions for the benefit of various international organizations: USAID, the World Bank and the World Organization of Intellectual Property. He contributed to several projects aiming to improve the Business Climate in Morocco and Tunisia.
It was at the end of 2011 that he joined the Moroccan data protection authority (CNDP) as Secretary General where he still contributes to the development of this authority.
Lahoussine Aniss is also a member of UN Global Pulse Advisory Group (A UN think-tank dedicated to privacy protection within humanitarian actions), and contributed, from 2015 to 2017, to the works of the Executive Committee of the International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners (ICDPPC).