Houcine has a master Degree in Geology applied to Environment from the Science Faculty of Tunis-Tunisia. He started his professional Career in ETAP Laboratories in 1995 as a chemical Engineer in fluid analysis. In 1997, Houcine participated in the creation of environment laboratory and was appointed in 2003 as a head of this laboratory. From 2000 to 2011, he was involved in several multidisciplinary projects and studies as a member and team leader such as water and soil treatment, hydrodynamism, formation damage, water flooding, Tunisian water classification and accreditation etc….
In 2011, Houcine moved to Central Direction Production; in the framework of professional mobility; as a head of Health, Safety and Environment Department; charged of the HSE dossiers of ETAP and its Partners. Houcine was seconded to MOIG; as Director; on July 2013 charged of its permanent secretariat.