Teodyl Nkuintchua is the Republic of Congo (ROC) Country Manager. He is responsible for overseeing the design and implementation of WRI’s strategies in ROC, focusing on key challenges: land use planning, forest, climate, and food. He works closely with partners across various levels and sectors to develop, implement, and scale up tailored programs to generate long-term impacts.
Before joining WRI, Teodyl had a dual mandate as Regional Advisor at the Field Legality Advisory Group (Yaoundé) and Associate at the Centre for International Development and Training (Telford). He led organizational and capacity development work for nine platforms of civil society organizations within and across five Congo Basin countries. He also co-led ground-breaking research on African civil societies.
Teodyl previously worked as Senior Program Coordinator at the Centre for Environment and Development, leading and co-leading initiatives on land, forest, climate, mining governance, and overseeing more than 20 staff. He was also the African Community Rights Network facilitator, a pan African network with leading NGOs from West, East, and Central Africa. His other roles include managing a community mapping project at Helveta Ltd and consultant for a broad range of clients in about ten countries.
Teodyl is a pro-bono advisor to the Global Greengrant Fund.
Teodyl is currently a Ph.D. student at the University of Wolverhampton (UK). He holds a Master’s in Environmental Anthropology from the Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle (France) and Medical Anthropology from the University of Yaoundé 1 (Cameroon).
6/16 – Wednesday
11am – 12.30pm (BRT)