Allatin Ernest Brou was the Deputy Country Director and Programme Coordinator. He is an Agro Economist Engineer, holder of a DESS Certificate in Business Administration and the Program for Management Development (PMD) of MDE Business School in partnership with the IESE Business School of Barcelona.
He has more than 20 years of professional experience. He joined ICI in 2012 for the design and implementation of the strategy Child Labour Monitoring and Remediation System (SSRTE) aimed at strengthening the social responsibility of the cocoa and chocolate industry.
He began his career at the Agence Nationale d'Appui au Développement Rural (ANADER), then at the Fonds de Développement et de Promotion des Activités des Producteurs de Café Cacao (FDPCC) where he was successively Regional Delegate, Director of Studies and Projects then Director of Operations.
Since 2022, he is the Country Director.