Emmanuelle has 14 years of substantial experience advising corporations, multilateral agencies, governments and non-governmental organizations operating in emerging markets and conflict areas on conflict and geopolitical dynamics, monitoring and evaluation frameworks and program design, human rights and social risks assessments and strategic communication.
Emmanuelle’s key achievements are in combining her legal background with creative actionable solutions to local realities. As a solution-focused consultant and a network enabler, she has successfully conducted over 50 assignments with repeated clients with investments ranging from $1M to $250 million dollars and advised stakeholders from the executive suites to base units’ managers in the field to measure and benchmark their KPIs to increase their market share, maximize return on investments, ensure long-term social license to operate and adopt integrated policies. Emmanuelle also conducted many regional and global programs’ evaluations for UNODC, the Peacebuilding Fund, PartnersGlobal, UNDP in Africa, MENA and South-East Asia. Emmanuelle focuses on peacebuilding, organized crime, criminal justice response and member states’ capabilities to combat criminal networks and non-state armed groups. Emmanuelle has led many multi-cultural research and evaluation teams and has developed qualitative and quantitative tools to conduct data collection in complex settings.
Some of Emmanuelle’s clients include the Egyptian Investment Promotion Agency, the Jordan Investment Board, the Arab League, Rio Tinto Plc, BG Group Plc, Imerys, Governmental bodies (West Africa, Indonesia, and Egypt), Rights and Resources Initiatives and Interpol. Emmanuelle sat on the NGOs’ chapter of the Secretariat of the Voluntary Principles for Security and Human Rights and has published several country-reports on Egypt, Greece, and Jordan in Newsweek Special Davos Editions, Foreign Policy, and Business Week.
Emmanuelle has worked over 25 fragile and conflict-affected countries in the Middle East, Africa, Central America and South-East Asia. She has especially strong networks and years of experience in Egypt, Libya, Tunisia, Jordan and the UAE as well as in Zimbabwe, Senegal and Myanmar.
As an avid entrepreneur, Emmanuelle, prior to joining ECAS, helped develop several consulting companies and mentored 4 start-ups in MENA (Egypt, Lebanon, and Jordan). she chaired the board of directors of several NGOs (Mahattat, YES and Bada Misr) focused on democratizing arts, supporting social development in the aftermath of the Arab Spring revolutions in Egypt and youth employment in Africa.
A dual French and American national, Emmanuelle lived on 4 continents (including 12 years in Egypt) and is fluent in English, French, Spanish, and colloquial Egyptian Arabic. Emmanuelle holds two Mas, one in International Security Studies and one in International law and public administration as well as two BAs one in Public and International Law and one in Foreign Civilizations.
University of Bradford
- 2003 Master in international security studies
Université Pierre Mendès France
- 2002 Master in Public Administration and International Law