GI WACAF Project Manager
IPIECA, The global oil and gas industry association for advancing environmental and social performance
Emilie Canova is the GI WACAF Project Manager since February 2021. She is responsible for the definition and implementation of the GI WACAF action plan, and ensures the Project reaches its strategic objectives. Previously, Emilie spent a few months at the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) working on issues related to the OPRC Convention. Before that, Emilie was GI WACAF Project Coordinator for 2 years and has also worked at the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs where she was focusing on the Nordic countries and the Arctic regional cooperation on environmental and hydrocarbons related subjects. Emilie graduated from the Ecole Normale Supérieure (ENS) in Geography; she holds a master’s degree in Geopolitics and a master’s degree in Public Affairs from Paris Panthéon Sorbonne University.
GI WACAF Project Coordinator
International Maritime Organization, Marine Environment Division
As GI WACAF Project Coordinator, Chloé facilitates exchanges between the different actors involved in the Project and supports the preparation and participation in the activities of the biennial action plan. Before joining the GI WACAF Secretariat in October 2020, Chloé spent 3 years in West Africa: in Togo, she was working as a Program Officer for a corporate foundation implementing local development projects in the harbour area of Lomé. In Abidjan, she had joined an international NGO and was in charge of transboundary activities for the protection of a common forest complex between Côte d'Ivoire and Liberia. Chloé holds a Master’s degree in International Affairs from Sciences Po Paris.