The Team

Introducing the Climate Chance team !

  • Romain CROUZET

    Managing Director


    International negotiations expert principally relating to climate change issues. International relations and environmental analyst for the State of Minas Gerais in Brasil, then co- founder of a sustainable development consulting firm in Brasil. Romain joined Climate Chance in order to increase his involvement in subjects linked to climate change action by non-state actors.

  • Anne RAIMAT

    Director of Biodiversity


    Specialist in international issues and local authorities, Anne has been for more than 15 years Director of International Relations and Development in the public and private sectors. She managed numerous multi-actor, urban and environmental projects in Africa, India and South America. She joins the team in 2022 to develop a climate-biodiversity strategy for the association.


    Director of Communication


    Virginie graduated from the University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne in Marketing, Communication and Media. With several years of professional experience in the private sector (media, advertising, consulting agencies and studies) and in the associative sector as a volunteer, she joined Climate Chance in March 2020. Convinced by the values promoted by the Socialy and Solidarity Economy, Virginie reinforces her commitment and brings her communication expertise to the association.

  • Antoine GILLOD

    Director of the Observatory


    Antoine is a graduate of the Institute of Political Studies in Rennes and of the Aston University (Birmingham). After a first specialization in sustainable development policies punctuated with an experience in New Zealand, he continued his training in international relations and multi-level governance. He joined the Climate Chance Observatory in June 2018 for his end-of-study internship, before joining the team as research assistant on the annual non-state climate action report.

  • Nicolas JELANSKY

    Administrative & Financial Director


    Neoma Business School alumni, Nicolas has worked as a Chief Financial Officer for nonprofit organizations in the performing arts sector and for the International Union of Architects where he successfully organized several world events and promoted sustainable development strategies for the profession. He joins Climate Chance as CFO in September 2022.

  • Eva RADEK

    Events and Coalitions Coordinator


    With a background in communications, Eva turned to international affairs and completed a Masters degree in International and Cross-cultural Negotiations at Aix-Marseille university. She joined the Climate Chance team in February 2019 as an intern in communications, she then contributed to the translation of the Observatory's Annual Report before integrating the Programmes division in 2020 in order to support the African coalitions and the organisation of events.


    Research Officer


    With a background in economics, sociology, and political science, Tania completed her studies in Environmental Policy at Sciences Po Paris. Her areas of interest include grassroots and local-led environmental action. She joined Climate Chance in 2020 for her master's internship, and has stayed on since, joining the Observatory full-time in 2022.

  • Mélaine Assè-Wassa SAMA

    Project Officer for Climate Action in Africa


    Mélaine holds a master’s degree in environmental law and policy and is currently preparing a PhD thesis on voluntary commitments in international environmental law at the University of La Rochelle and the University of Lomé (Togo). He joins Climate Chance in 2022 as Climate Action Project Officer in Africa.


    Events & Coalitions Officer


    Chloé joined the team in 2022 as an intern as part of her double degree in international strategy of local actors at Sciences Po Grenoble and the International University of Rabat. Following this internship, she continues to support the coordination of events and the animation of coalitions as an Events & Coalitions Officer

  • Adèle KUESS

    Management Officer


    Graduated from a BTS in management, Adèle joined the Climate Chance team in 2020 for a work-study program and validated her bachelor's degree "Business Development Manager". She is currently doing a two-year MBA "Management Controller and Audit" as part of a work study program. She is now a management officer.

  • Laura GOUDRIAS

    Biodiversity Project Officer


    During her experiences in environmental governance and ecosystem protection in Latin America and South East Asia, Laura supported local initiatives oriented toward an ecological transition and a rights-based conservation approach. After three years of coordinating a European local development program and animating its regional multi-actor network, she joined Climate Chance as a "Biodiversity Project Officer.


    Support Officer for the Guinea Biodiversity Corridors Project


    Convinced that sustainable conservation projects can support the resilience of ecosystems to climate change, Elsa is now in the Republic of Guinea to do just that.

  • Clovis GREGOIRE



    Clovis is a bachelor student at Sciences Po Paris at the Reims campus, after a baccalaureate specialized in SES and English. He is doing an internship for 5 weeks in order to help with the different projects underway and to refine his knowledge on climate issues. The Europe-Africa course he is following in his studies explains his great interest in climate action on the African continent.

  • Elizaveta PASHKOVSKAIA

    Communication intern


    Elizaveta graduated from Lomonossov Moscow State University in Oriental and African Studies. Currently in her second year of a Master's degree at the Development Studies Institute, Sorbonne (IEDES), she joined the team as a communications intern.