Marie-Ange is a GCF project development specialist and is an Acclimatise Associate.
Marie-Ange has over 10 years of experience in the field of climate change adaptation, with a focus on least developed countries (LDCs). Former researcher and lecturer in climate change and sustainable development, Marie-Ange has led studies on climate change vulnerability and adaptation solutions for rural communities in LDCs. She has experience in project design and evaluation, and provides technical support to governments to access and use climate finance, and to implement climate change projects. Marie-Ange has worked in several African countries, including Benin, Burkina-Faso, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Guinea and Swaziland, as well as in other regions of the world.
Marie-Ange holds a PhD in Environmental Science, a postgraduate degree in Development Studies, and a master degree in International Policy from the Free University of Brussels, Belgium. A Belgian national, Marie-Ange has spent several years in the U.S.A. and is currently based in Cape Town, South Africa. She is bilingual in French and English.