Driss Moussaoui was the founder and chairman of the Ibn Rushd University Psychiatric Centre in Casablanca from 1979 to 2013. He was also director of the Casablanca WHO Collaborating Centre in Mental Health from 1992 to 2013.
He was president of the Moroccan Society of Psychiatry and of the Arab Federation of Psychiatrists. He edited or co-edited 10 books and more than 150 papers in international journals.
He founded with the World Psychiatric Association (WPA) Executive Committee the Jean Delay Prize (1999) and is the scientific director of the WPA series “International Anthologies of Classic Psychiatric Texts” (French, German, Spanish, Italian, Greek and Russian in preparation).
Driss Moussaoui is past-president of the World Association of Social Psychiatry (WASP 2010-2013) and member of the French Academy of Medicine. He is World Psychiatric Association and WASP Honorary Member.
He is currently president of the International Federation for Psychotherapy (2018-2022).