Born and raised in Morocco, Touria El Glaoui is the daughter of one of the most revered living Moroccan artists, Hassan El Glaoui. She has organized and co-curated significant exhibitions of her father's work including a major retrospective in Casablanca and Meetings in Marrakech, a joint exhibition with Winston Churchill's paintings hosted in Leighton House, London. She has a life-long passion for African art.
Touria El Glaoui holds an MBA in strategic management and international business from Pace University, New York. Touria began her career in the banking industry as a wealth management consultant before moving to London in 2001 where she has undertook various business development positions in the Telecom/IT industry. She spent over five years working between London and various African countries and the Middle East in a business development capacity. She is a member of the Executive Committee of The Friends of Leighton House, London and a trustee of the Marrakech Biennial.