EXECUTIVE TEAM

 
Kassim Gawusu-Toure
EXECUTIVE COORDINATOR

Mr. Kassim is a conservation biologist and a climate change activist with a decade of experience working in the development sector. He holds a Masters Degree in climate change and sustainable development with extensive research on coastal vulnerability.

Oureratou Ouedraogo
DEPUTY EXECUTIVE COORDINATOR

Miss Oureratou is an Environmental Economist from Burkina Faso with extensive knowledge and experience in gender-related issues and climate change. Miss Oureratou is also the national focal point for the Pan African Climate Justice Alliance (PACJA) in Burkina Faso

Olumide Idowu
COMMUNICATION DIRECTOR NIGERIA

Mr. Idowu is the co-founder of the ICCDI Africa, Youth Lead Author #GEO6. Young, energetic, & strategic leader who balances a practical view of competing for development interests with a passion for the environment.

Abiy Shimelis
NETWORKING & PARTNERSHIP COORDINATOR

Mr. Shimelis is a Sustainability Advocate and Civil-Environmental Engineer by training. He is passionate about the application of creative enterprising and digital media to address global challenges.

Mercy Njeri Gicheru
REGIONAL COORDINATOR EASTERN AFRICA KENYA

Miss Njeri is a researcher on Climate Change Adaptation, Mitigation & Development Nexus within Africa. She holds a Master's degree in Climate Change and Sustainable Development and has an extensive experience working as a development consultant.

Akufuba Muyunda
REGIONAL COORDINATOR SOUTHERN AFRICA ZAMBIA

Mr. Muyunda is a Pan Africanist passionate about youth development, climate justice and environmental sustainability. He has extensive experience coordinating and implementing youth led projects

Mu Plavious Kienyui
REGIONAL COORDINATOR CENTRAL AFRICA CAMEROON

Mr. Kienyui is a community development advocate, Climate change and Zero hunger ambassador, a teacher and Biochemist by training with specialization in Molecular Biology.

Aboubacar Okana Lougue
REGIONAL COORDINATOR WESTERN AFRICA BURKINA FASO

Mr. Lougue is an economist and a development a practitioner with 10 years of experience working for youth and advancement of local communities in Burkina Faso

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