Reg. Manager - West Africa
Estelle currently oversees Altai's Public Policy activities in West Africa, managing a team of consultants based in Senegal, as well as a network of researchers working across the region under three main practices: Environment, Migration, and Governance, security, and stabilization.
Estelle is currently spearheading Altai Consulting's efforts to develop its environment practice in West Africa, by being involved both in the elaboration of Environment Country Focuses, a pilot of which has been conducted in Senegal, and in providing strategic advice to clients in the design of complex, multi-country projects addressing climate change or protecting biodiversity across West Africa.
Estelle has been working for several years with Altai on research, monitoring and learning projects related to migration in the Sahel and Lake Chad region for the EU Emergency Trust Fund (EUTF) for stability and addressing root causes of irregular migration and displaced persons in Africa. She has conducted extensive fieldwork and coordinated surveys with 5,000+ respondents across the region to provide strategic advice to the EUTF, building a strong experience in monitoring large-scale and complex programs.
Prior to joining Altai, Estelle worked as an Oil & Gas analyst for the Fitch Group, delivering strategic content and providing key insights into developments across the industry value chain. She specialized in African and Middle Eastern energy markets.
Estelle is a graduate of the Ecole Polytechnique, where she majored in Environmental Science. She also holds a master's degree in Conflict, Security and Development from the War Studies Department at King's College London.