Adeline has more than seven years’ experience in bio-engineering, specialising in ecology, biodiversity, conservation biology, primatology and agriculture. She has worked with governments and a broad range of local and international stakeholders and through hands-on experience, offers a good level of understanding of Central African landscapes.
As part of her doctorate in Biological Sciences, Adeline studied the eco-ethology of a population of Bonobos in the western part of Democratic Republic of Congo, (in collaboration with the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology and WWF). More recently she has worked with farming communities in Belgium, notably representing them within social, environmental, economic and scientific committees and councils at a regional, national and European level.
Adeline is a native French-speaker, as well as being fluent in English.