Professor Driss Moussaoui is the founder of the Ibn Rushd University Psychiatric Centre in Casablanca, where he was Director from 1979 to 2013. From 1992 to 2013 he was also Director of the Casablanca WHO Collaborating Centre in Mental Health.
Moussaoui was Chairman of the Moroccan Society of Psychiatry and the Arab Federation of Psychiatrists, and co-founder of the Democracy and Modernity Collective (2003). He has written or co-authored 11 books and more than 150 articles in international scientific publications.
In collaboration with the WPA Executive Committee, in 1999 Moussaoui took the initiative for the Jean Delay Prize. He is currently Scientific Director of the series of International Anthologies of Classic Psychiatric Texts (World Psychiatric Association).