Alain is a Senior Sustainability Specialist at IHA. His work focuses on managing and implementing the Hydropower Sustainability Tools to drive sustainable hydropower development worldwide. Alain also takes a supporting role in delivering training and managing donor-funded capacity building projects in developing countries. As a native French speaker, Alain specialises in hydropower development in the francophone world, especially in francophone Africa.
He has experience working as an environmental scientist on multiple international projects, including analysing the environmental and social impacts of mining on agricultural communities in Thailand as a Fulbright Scholar and developing regional nutrient reduction strategies in the Mississippi River Basin with the US Environmental Protection Agency.
Alain holds an MPhil in Engineering for Sustainable Development from the University of Cambridge and a BA in Earth and Environmental Sciences from the University of Pennsylvania.