About The Speaker

About The Speaker [Angelique Pouponneau]


Angelique Pouponneau
Chief Executive Officer, Seychelles’ Conservation and Climate Adaptation Trust



Angelique is a lawyer (Seychelles and UK) and she holds an LLM in Environmental law specialising in the law of the sea and natural resources law. Also, Angelique is a trained climate change negotiator under the AOSIS Climate Change Fellowship Programme at the United Nations.

Angelique has worked in different countries in the Caribbean, Pacific and the Indian Ocean on a wide range of projects relating to sustainable fisheries, sustainable management of marine biodiversity within and beyond national jurisdiction, and climate change, in particular, climate adaptation and climate finance. Further, she served as a legal expert of the African Group of Sixth Committee in works of oceans and law of the sea at the United Nations.

Moreover, Angelique has experience working with civil society as a co-founder and board member for not-forprofit organisations in Seychelles and abroad.

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