Prior to joining NRGI, Evelyne worked at Catholic Relief Services in Cameroon program as human rights/extractives industries projects manager, with a focus on extractive industries transparency, anti-trafficking and legal assistance in Cameroonian prisons. She also oversaw the implementation of grants and financial management for CRS in Chad. Previously, Evelyne worked as human rights legal advisor and trainer at Justice and Peace Commission of Yaoundé. She has also worked as a research assistant with IPIS, a research unit of the Catholic University of Central Africa in Yaoundé.
At NRGI, Evelyne is responsible for the development and support of NRGI regional activities, with an emphasis on Francophone countries. Her work includes strengthening monitoring activities and initiating new research, grant-making, advocacy and technical assistance projects. She is also responsible for identifying research, capacity building and technical assistance needs at the local, national and regional levels. She collaborates with NRGI staff and outside experts to address these issues.
Evelyne holds a high diploma in human rights and humanitarian action from the Catholic University of Central Africa in Yaoundé, Cameroon, and an inter-university diploma from Nantes University.