The Team

Introducing the Climate Chance team !

  • Romain CROUZET

    Director General

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    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

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    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.

  • Virginie FOUCAULT-ROUGÉ

    Director of Communication

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    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

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    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.

  • Eva RADEK

    Events & Coalitions Officer

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    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.

  • Tania MARTHA THOMAS

    Research Officer

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    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

    Climate Action Project Officer in Africa

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    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.

  • Nicolas OBANDO

    Climate - textile and sustainable fashion officer

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    Having a background in materials and engineering, Nicolas moved towards the entaglement of creative industries and sustainability by enrolling into a Master degree between Mines ParisTech, Dauphine University and the School of decorative arts. He joins Climate Chance in 2022 for making part of an alliance with Paris Good Fashion aiming into studying the fashion and textile industry.

  • Chloé QUINONERO

    Events & Coalitions Officer

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    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

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    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.

  • Ophélie CUVILLARD

    Research Assistant Intern

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    As a master's student in International Relations and Action Abroad (MRIAE) at Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne, Ophélie is particularly interested in environmental issues. She joined the Climate Chance Observatory in May 2022 as a research assistant on the annual non-state climate action report.

  • Renée STOUTE

    Communications Intern

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    Renée joined the team as a communications intern in 2022. She is a Ph.D. candidate in International Relations and Diplomacy at the American Graduate School in Paris. Her research focuses on international energy corporations' transition to green energy and its subsequent environmental impact on those in the Global South and exacerbation of conflicts.

  • Nolwenn MAHE

    Events & Coalitions Intern

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    With a focus in environmental studies and sustainable development, Nolwenn is a student in the International Governance and Diplomacy Master's program at Sciences Po Paris. She joined the Climate Chance team in 2022 as an intern in charge of Events & Coalitions. She is particularly interested in environmental issues in Africa.