Meet the Team

ICI is headquartered in Switzerland and operates in Côte d'Ivoire and Ghana. Meet the people behind our work!


    Caroll Miloky joined ICI in January 2016. Caroll is of Cameroonian nationality and is a trained psychologist, specialising in child development. She has 12 years of experience in programme development, child protection and the alternative care of children without parental support. Before joining ICI, Caroll worked as Regional Director for Programme Development at SOS Villages d'Enfants International.

    Achille Irié Bi, joined ICI in October 2016 as a Monitoring and Evaluation Officer for the ECLIC project. Achille is a specialist in Monitoring and Evaluation, with over 9 years of professional experience, both in Côte d'Ivoire and in sub-Saharan African countries, in emergency and development contexts. He was familiar with the main evaluation methods and data collection tools.

    Donatien joined ICI in March 2012. An Ivorian national, Donatien is a sociologist by training with ten years of experience in community development. Prior to joining ICI, he worked at Caritas as Coordinator of Project against the worst forms of child labour between 2006 and 2012.

    Juriste de formation, Yao Koffi Michel a été consultant en charge des formations sur le foncier rural auprès du Conseil danois pour les réfugiés. Il a par ailleurs travaillé à l’Organisation Internationale pour les Migrations en qualité d’agent de terrain. Il a intégré la Fondation ICI en mai 2013.

    Ivorian by nationality, Gnanagnon joined ICI in November 2017. She holds a master's degree in criminology from Félix Houphouët Boigny University and a specialization in microfinance. Beforce joining ICI, Gnanagnon was Savings and Credit Supervisor for the Power Africa project at Care International.

    Franck hold a Bachelor's Degree in accounting and has proven expertise in administrative, financial and accounting. Before joining ICI, he worked for the ILO, EDGATE Mining Service and the Embassy of Côte d'Ivoire.

    De nationalité ivoirienne, Simon est titulaire d’un Diplôme Universitaire de Technologies (DUT) en économie et gestion agro pastorale. Avant de rejoindre ICI, en juillet 2016, il a été facilitateur communautaire à l’Ong Flambeau ivoire.

    Lazare a rejoint ICI en tant que chauffeur en juin 2016. Avant de rejoindre ICI, il a travaillé comme chauffeur pour des particuliers.

  • Main Office

    Allatin Ernest Brou is the Deputy Coordinator of ICI – Côte d’Ivoire. He is a senior Agro economist engineer with over 18 years experience in agricultural and rural development. Allatin joined ICI in 2012 to lead the implementation of Child Labor Monitoring and Remediation System. His present work aims at protecting children of cocoa communities through the delivery of improved community package. He served as Regional Delegate, Head of Monitoring & Evaluation, Projects and studies Manager, Operations Manager for FDPCC - Cocoa Board.

    Nestor est le Responsable Administratif et Financier de la Fondation ICI qu’il a rejoint le 1er janvier 2014. Avant de rejoindre ICI, Nestor a passé 23 ans au Bureau National d’Etudes Technique et de Développement (BNETD), come chargé d’études financières, trésorier, puis chef de service Administratif et Finances.

    Roselyne joined ICI in April 2015. An Ivorian journalist by training, she has extensive experience in the media and the collection, processing and dissemination of information. Roselyne worked at the Information Centre and Governmental Communication (CICG) in Côte d’Ivoire. She was Assistant Director of Communication and Public Relations at the Ministry of Agriculture of Côte d'Ivoire.

    Rodrigue a rejoint ICI en Septembre 2016. Ivoirien, juriste et RH de formation, il a une longue expérience dans l’administration et le développement du capital humain. Rodrigue a travaillé à la SIVOP, au cabinet OBJECTIF RH et à VALSCH CONSULTING en Côte d’Ivoire. IL était Assistant ressources humaines à VALSCH CONSULTING en Côte d’Ivoire.

    After ten years of experience as an information systems assistant at the Office of the Prime Minister of Côte d'Ivoire, Boni worked as a database coordinator at the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture and as a system analyst for the Olam group. He joined ICI to lead innovation projects concerning information and communication technologies. An initiator and coordinator of various important projects in his former positions, his passions are (geographic) information systems and business intelligence.

    Anita Kouame Ysidée joined ICI since april 2017. Ivorian by Nationality she is a lawyer by training and had extensive experience for 10 years in Human Rights and children protection . Before joining ICI, Anita had worked at ONUCI as Child protection officer.

    An Ivorian national, Soumaïla joined ICI in May 2017. Lawyer by training with over 13 years of expierience in practicing law, child protection and local development, he had an extensive experience in team coordination and programme management & projects in his previous positions. Before joining ICI, he had worked as a programme and project manager at Save the Children, then as the coordinator of a family support programme at Village SOS Côte d’Ivoire. Before that, he had worked as a consultant for the Japan International Cooperation Agency’s (JICA) Programme and for a C2D2 project of the French Development Agency. At ICI, he is in charge of the core programme and the CLMRS.

    Ivorian by nationality, Zako joined ICI in november 2017. He holds an engineering degree in agronomy and a professional Master's degree in Social Economy. Before joining ICI, Zako was regional manager of the REDD+ Project, a project financed by the World Bank and the French Development Agency (AFD).

    Philippe a rejoint ICI en Mai 2017 en qualité de Responsable Projet Filières. De nationalité ivoirienne, il est Ingénieur Agro-économiste de formation avec plus de 3 ans d’expérience dans le développement agricole et rural. Avant de rejoindre ICI, il a participé à des études pour des structures telles que le FIRCA, MINADER. Philippe a travaillé à Nestlé en tant que Spécialiste Café pour le projet Nescafé Plan. Il a été également consultant Junior dans le cadre de l’étude du Rural Développement Framework de Nestlé concernant les projets Cocoa Plan, Nescafé Plan et Cassava. A ICI, il est en charge de l’exécution de certains projets SSRTE.

    Maxime joined ICI in April 2015. He is Ivorian and holds an engineering degree from the National School of Statistics and Applied Economics in Abidjan. He has over ten years of experience in monitoring and evaluating development projects. He worked for eight years as an expert in statistics and economic analysis.

    MARIUS holds a master 2 degree based on financial engineering. He started as a financial auditor and accountant before coming head of mission at Espilon International Consulting Côte d’Ivoire (E.I.C.I). He joined ICI in November 2016 as chief accountant

    Frédéric joined ICI in 2012. He is an Ivorian national and a sociologist by training, with experience in organisational sociology, political sociology and social change. He also worked as a trainer of police officers in the fight against Transnational Organised Crime at the Regional Training Centre for the Fight against Drugs in Grand-Bassam.

    Hortense Beugré joined ICI in June 2014. An Ivorian national, Hortense is an economist by training. She worked at the National Agency for Rural Development Support of Côte d’Ivoire for 15 years and held several positions.

    Guillaume joined ICI in June 2014. An Ivorian national, he holds a Masters degree in Management Sciences. He completed an internship at SIB and served in various small and medium enterprises. More recently, he was director of COOPACA, a cocoa cooperative society based in eastern Ivory Coast.

    An Ivorian national, Yolande is the Project Manager for ICI's Child Labour Monitoring Remediation System in Côte d'Ivoire since july 2015. Before joining ICI, Yolande worked at the National Agency for Rural Development Support of Côte d'Ivoire, first as a technical agent, then as a regional coordinator and finally in the position of regional specialist support for crop production sectors

    Eymath is a specialist in economic and social development, with a particular focus on issues related to the management of training systems / employment. Prior to joining ICI, he worked as Head of Vocational Training Division, PSCN/Primature and Head of Vocational and Technical Training Department, PSCN/Ministry of Youth and Civic Service.

    Ange Hervé est Ingénieur en Bâtiment et Travaux Publics. Il a rejoint ICI en Février 2017 en qualité de Responsable Infrastructures. Il a travaillé plusieurs années dans des PME et Multinationales pour la mise en œuvre d'infrastructures de base en milieu rural. Son rôle consiste au sein de ICI à planifier, organiser, suivre et contrôler la mise en œuvre des infrastructures (Bâtiment, ouvrages d’assainissement et autres) pour les communautés.

    Jonathan Dan Veh has been working at ICI since 10 October 2016. He has worked at the International Rescue Committee (IRC) for eight years on various programs, Child and Youth Protection Program (CYPD) / EMOC Program / HIV Program / GBV Program as Program Officer and Save The Children for 5 years on Vulnerable Children's Care / Support Programs / HIV Program Officer and Child Protection Officer and has a Master's Degree in Development Studies.

    Hortense est comptable de formation avec 8 ans d’expériences. Elle a rejoint ICI en août 2010. Avant de rejoindre ICI, Hortense a exercé à la Polyclinique Internationale de l’Indénié à Abidjan. Elle a aussi travaillé avec l’ONG CERAR.

    Comptable de formation avec 10 ans d’expérience dans une entreprise de gestion immobilière, Gertrude a rejoint ICI en 2015. Elle est spécialisée dans la gestion de paie. Elle a aussi exercé comme Secrétaire – Comptable.

    Jean Martial est comptable de formation avec 6 ans d’expérience. Il a exercé à Orange et Olam dans ce secteur d’activités. Il a rejoint ICI en Juin 2015. A Olam, Jean Martial a travaillé au Département Fournisseurs en tant que comptable fournisseurs. A Orange, il a travaillé au Département Trésorerie de Côte d’Ivoire Télécom.

    Ivorian by nationality, Désirée joined ICI in November 2017. She holds an engineering degree in Finance and Accounting in Social Economy. She has 13 years of experience in finance, accounting and management control. Before joining ICI, Désirée was Finance Assistant at the Onuci and then in charge of administration, accounting and finance at JLB Expertises.

    Ivorian by nationality, Carine joined ICI in November 2017. She holds a master's degree in business management science and a certificate in international corporate finance from Hec Paris, as well as a professional degree in accounting and finance.

    Trained as Secretary Executive Assistant at the Higher National Institute of Technical Education (INSET) Yamoussoukro since 1996, Gina joined the ICI team in August 2015. She has worked in several organisations, including 13 years at the Aries, Regional Council. She has more than 15 years of professional experience.

    Ivorian by nationality, Roland joined ICI in August 2017. He got a master 1 in communication and a diploma degree in english at the University of Cocody/Abidjan. Roland has professionnal skill of 9 years in Human organisations. Before joining ICI, Roland had worked as programme Assistant at international NGO Save the children.

    Benjamin Kambou joined ICI in January 2015. An Ivorian national, Benjamin has over three years experience in computer application development and user support. More recently, he worked as a Mobile Application Developer at Olam Cocoa.

    Likaney Gbétibouo joined ICI in 2015 and is an Ivorian national with experience in the development of web-orientated applications and database administration. Likaney also worked as a regional IT assistant for the National Agency for Rural Development Support (ANADER) in Côte d’Ivoire.

    Alexis joined ICI at the beginning of May 2015. An Ivorian national, he has training in software engineering and has worked as an Analyst-Application Developer for the district of Abidjan in Côte d’Ivoire.

    Ivorian by nationality, Augustin joined ICI in October 2017. He holds a technical engineering degree in computer science. Before joining ICI, Augustin was responsible for industrial stock management at Thanry in Duékoué.

    Anicet Amon is computer engineering specialist with an emphasis onn software engineering (application development). An Ivorian national, he previously worked as an analyst and support operator for a telecommunications provider (Comium in Côte d’Ivoire).

    Ivorian by nationality, Etchian joined ICI in October 2017. He holds a degree in computer technology engineering, major in database and applications development and administration. Before joining ICI, Etchian was an IT consultant with Ariel Technologies.

    Ivorian by nationality, Eustache joined ICI in October 2017. He holds a Bachelor's degree in English and a Certificate of Advanced Technician (Bts) in Logistics. Before joining ICI, Eustache was a Logistics Assistant at Onuci.

    Ulrich Koffi holds a BTS in Corporate Communication and a Master 1 in Human Resources Management. He has been an office agent at ICI since 2014. Prior to ICI, Ulrich practiced as a salesperson in an alcohol distribution company and conducted several internships in private structures.

    Jean Baptiste joined the ICI foundation in 2017. A native of Côte d' Ivoire with a degree in application development, Jean Baptiste has completed several internships in various sectors of activity including the oil sector, the telecoms sector and Ivorian banking sector.

    Journalist by training and by profession, Cinthia, Ivorian by nationality, joined ICI in April 2017. Previously, she was Assistant in charge of Communication in a project funded by numerous development partners (World Bank, French Development Agency, African Development Bank).

    BAH Lou Djénan Germaine joined ICI in July 2017. Ivorian by nationality, she holds a masters 2 degree social economicist and a diploma in agro-economist engineering. She worked with the World Wildlife Fund in Bulgarie as part of their project monitoring team. Before joining ICI, Germaine worked as technical assistant in charge programs in order to fight deforestation in cocoa at REDD+, a structure which depends on the Ministry of Health, Environment and Sustainable Development.

    Lazare joined ICI in July 2017. Ivorian by nationality, he is an economist by training and has seven years experience in field training on development project. Before joining ICI, Lazare was a project manager with the Biological cocoaculture project.

    Ivorian by nationality, Josiane joined ICI in August 2017. She got a master 1 in sociology of environment. Before joining ICI, she had worked as planning team in local development for 4 years at the National Agency for Rural Development Support of Côte d’Ivoire.

    Ivorian by nationality, Michelle joined ICI in November 2017. She holds a master's degree in psychology and a diploma in psychological counselling from the Ivorian Centre for Applied Psychology. Before joining ICI, Michelle was a recruitment psychologist at Variance Grh.

    Jean Louis joined ICI on 1st April 2016, as a driver. Before joining ICI, he worked at the Ministry of Mines and Energy as a driver. He specializes in auto mechanics.

    Adou joined ICI in 2015 as a driver, specialist in car mechanics. Before working at ICI, Adou worked for a private individual. He has 17 years of experience.

    Hilaire joined ICI as a driver in 2012. Before joining ICI, he worked for private individuals as a car mechanic driver. He specializes in auto mechanics.

    Ivorian by nationalityl, Simon joined ICI in July 2017. Before joining ICI, Simon was a commercial agent at SOFACO.

  • Regional Offices

    Pierre joined ICI in November 2012 as a support agent. He is an Ivorian national with experience in administration management. Pierre has also supervised various child welfare projects against child labour, implemented by the sub-regional Organisation Africa Aid and Assistance.

    A sociology graduate, Marius hard worked as Program Coordinator at NGO « Fraternité Sans Limites ». He joigned ICI in November 2012 as technical agent. Since July, 2016, he is the office coordinator Divo.

    Marie Flore joined ICI in May 2013. Of Ivorian nationality, she is a lawyer by training. Marie Flore has extensive experience in child labour and community development. She also has experience in the humanitarian field specifically from Save the Children International, where she was worked in child protection and education programme.

    Ama Christiane joined ICI's national office in Côte d’Ivoire in December 2015. An Ivorian national, she holds a financial engineering degree. Christiane worked for Côte d’Ivoire's National Agency of Rural Development Support (ANADER) before joining ICI.

    Jérôme joined the ICI team on the first of April 2015. An Ivorian national, he specialises in plant and animal production. He worked in Ivorian state structures (the Society for the Development of the oil palm industry from 1987 to 1989, the Ivorian company Vivriers Product Development from 1989 to 1993 and the National Agency for Rural Development Support form 1997 to 2000).
    He has knowledge of agricultural entrepreneurship, gender and rural development, and the fight against HIV.

    Christian joined ICI in July 2017. Ivorian by nationality, she holds a master degree in project assessment. Christian worked in field monitoring and evaluation in humanitarian, health and protection projects in Côte d’Ivoire with several international organizations such as Save the Children, Solidarités international and the Norwegian Refugees Council.

    Ivorian by nationality, and a statistician by training with over six years experience, Diby joined ICI in July 2017. Before joining ICI, he worked as the regional assistant of monitoring and evaluation and quality at the National Agency for Rural Development Support of Côte d’Ivoire.

    Kamenan joined ICI in June 2014. An Ivorian national, he holds a Higher National Diploma in Business Communication. After an internship at the Ivorian Company for Textile Development (CIDT), Leonce occupied the post of Group Administrator, Trainer of Trainer at the Agricultural Cooperative of Grand Béréby (CAGB), and the Cooperative Associated producers Agnéby (COOPAA) in the multiple certification project of Barry Callebaut/ SACO.

    Ivorian by nationality, Clément joined ICI in July 2017. He holds a Diploma of Advanced Studies in Geography and a Masters degree in project and program management. He has four years’ experience in the field of monitoring and evaluation of development and Conducting socio-demographic studies in project. He was in charge of monitoring and evaluation at INS and at National Population Office (NPO).

    Gbalé joined ICI as a Regional Manager in November 2015. From August 2011 to July 2014 he was ICI's Head of Core Programmes in Côte d’Ivoire. He has proven experience in child protection, education, community development and conducting projects on human rights. He previously worked for Africa Aid, the Ivorian League of Human Rights and the African Organization for Human Rights.

    François joined ICI in July 2017. Ivorian by nationality, he holds a technical assistant degree in statistics at the Higher National School of Statistics and Applied Economics of Abidjan in Côte d’Ivoire. Before joining ICI, François worked for four years as the Chief of statistics section in the monitoring and evaluation department at the National Agency for Rural Development Support of Côte d’Ivoire.

    Ernest joined ICI in July 2017. Ivorian by nationality, he holds a masters degree in project management at African Center for Advanced Studies in Management at Senegal. Ernest has three years experience in project management. Before joining ICI, he worked as a project assistant with the National AIDS Control Program.

    Théodore joined ICI in November 2015. He holds a Masters in Sociology and a BA in communication. From October 2008 to October 2015 he held the post of Coordinator. Project Manager and Trainer on various projects against child labour in the cocoa industry. Conducting field activities enabled him to acquire a community experience. Recently, he obtained a certificate of competence in project monitoring and evaluation.

    Yah a rejoint ICI en juillet 2016. Il est un ivoirien, titulaire d’un Brevet de Technicien Supérieur (BTS) en Chimie contrôle qualité. Avant de rejoindre ICI, il a été respectivement directeur de la coopérative agricole Bincadi de Divo et assistant de recherche au cabinet d’études de marchés Axe Marketing. Yah a également travaillé comme Agent de suivi et de remédiation à la coopérative agricole Benianyé de Buyo.

    An Ivorian national, Lynitha joined ICI in May 2017. She holds a master 1 in organisational sociology with an extensive experience in labour law and social security. Before joining ICI, Lynitha had worked as a project facilitator for SDEF-Afrique (an ILO project). Her previous work experience include a consulting position for Care International at the "Office Ivoirien des Chargeurs (OIC)" and a post as sales representative for the Société Ivoirienne de Banque (SIB).

    Holding a management degree, Denis joined team’s ICI in May 2017. He is an Ivorian national. Before joining ICI, he had worked as manager and agent in child labour monitoring remediation systems, and for a project against child labour in cocoa in a cooperative named « Loyale cooperative de Guitry ».

    A national Ivorian, Yeboi holds a master 1 in management and joined ICI in May 2017. Before joining ICI, he had worked as director in an agricultural cooperative at Gbagbam and then, as a price/quality controller at the « Conseil du café cacao ».

    A computer engineer, Luc joined ICI in May 2017. He was previously a consulting trainer and later auditor for the implementation of basic systems for obtaining the certification in cocoa-standards concerned (RA-UTZ-FAIR-TRADE) and a child labour monitoring and remediation officer at Nestlé in Lakota.

    De nationalité ivoirienne, Ange a rejoint ICI en Mai 2017. Il est titulaire d’un Brevet de Technicien Supérieur (BTS) en Nouvelles Technologies de l’Information et de la Communication. Avant de rejoindre ICI , Ange a été Agent de Suivi et de Remédiation puis Assistant ADG à la coopérative St Joseph à Bonoua.

    Fabrice a rejoint la Fondation ICI en Mai 2017. De nationalité ivoirienne, il est titulaire d’un Master de Recherche en Sociologie de l’économie et de l’emploi avec une expérience dans la conception, la collecte et l’analyse des données issues d’enquêtes qualitatives et quantitatives. Fabrice a été Précédemment Consultant Enquêteur pour la Fondation ICI.

    Titulaire d’une maîtrise de Recherche en Criminologie, et d’un Brevet de Technicien Supérieur (BTS) en Gestion commercial, Benjamin a rejoint ICI en Mai 2017. De nationalité Ivoirienne, il comptabilise une expérience de 10 années dans la protection et le travail de l’enfant et le développement communautaire. Avant de rejoindre ICI, Benjamin exerçait en qualité de Chef projet à l’ONG ASA (Afrique Secours et Assistance).

    De nationalité Ivoirienne, Guillaume a un Brevet de Technicien Supérieur (BTS) en Finances comptabilité. Il est entré en 2012, au sein d’ICI, en qualité de consultant-enquêteur, pour l’admission du cadre pour les communautés cacaoyères protectrices.

    Yacinthe a rejoint ICI en Mai 2017. Titulaire d’une maîtrise en droit, il est de nationalité ivoirienne. Avant de rejoindre ICI, Yacinthe a été responsable projet puis formateur en protection de l’enfant pour le compte de l’Ong Fraternité sans limites.

    De nationalité Ivoirienne, Michel est titulaire d'un Brevet de Technicien Supérieur en Informatique industriel. Il est entré à ICI en qualité de consultant-enquêteur dans le cadre du suivi-évaluation en 2015. Avant de rejoindre ICI, il a été animateur puis coordinateur pour la mise en œuvre des activités de lutte contre le travail des enfants à l’Ong Horizons Lumière.

    Pierre Paul a rejoint ICI en Mai 2017. Il est titulaire d’une maîtrise en criminologie. De nationalité ivoirienne, il est spécialiste en Gestion des conflits et éducation à la paix. Avant de rejoindre ICI, Pierre Paul a était formateur et agent de développement communautaire en matière de protection de l’enfant aux ONG Afrique Secours et Assistance (ASA) et Fraternité Sans Limites (FSL).

    Titulaire d’un Diplôme d’Etudes Supérieur Spécialisé (DESS), Fanta a rejoint ICI en Mai 2017. Elle totalise une forte expérience dans le domaine humanitaire. Avant de rejoindre ICI, Fanta a été Assistante programme à IRC, NRC, DRC et à Save the children.

    Joseph a rejoint ICI en Mai 2017. Il est titulaire d’un Brevet de Technicien Supérieur (BTS) en finances –comptabilité. Avant de rejoindre ICI, il a été respectivement directeur de coopérative et chargé du projet de certification UTZ sur le respect des droits de l’enfant.

    De nationalité ivoirienne, Prosper est titulaire d’une licence en sociologie et est diplômé en protection des civiles. Il comptabilise 12 ans d'expérience professionnelle dans des ONG locales. Avant de rejoindre ICI, Prosper était au Conseil pour l’Assistance Humanitaire et le Développement (CAHD).

    Hugues Joined ICI in July 2017. Ivorian by nationality, he holds an accounting finance degree and has over ten years experience as an accountant. Before joining ICI, Hugues worked in several accounting firms such as Technoserve and IRC.

    An Ivorian National, José holds a Bachelor Degree in Audit and Management Control. She joined ICI since 1st April 2017 and had worked as Accountant Assistant at Editions Eburnie, then in a Consulting Company.

    Ivoirian by Nationality, Marc- Adelphe joined ICI in 2017. He holds a Master 1 in Economic Science, specifically in Management. Previously his position held was Unacopecci’s Manager at Katiola

    Ivorian national, Innocent joined ICI in 2017. He holds a bachelor degree in microfinance. He has been accounting officer in a project funded by the German Cooperation, then consultant for several firms specialized in accounting and finance management.

    Valentine Joined ICI in April 2017. Ivorian by nationality, she holds an Accounting Finance Degree and previously were Accountant in a coffee-cocoa trading company, then she had worked as Management Assistant and Accountant at Ste Fraternité’s Polyclinic of Bouaké