Topic: Essential CTF Functions –Defining Conservation Impact
Hours: 11:25 – 13:00 (Mozambique Time)

Day: Thursday, October 07, 2021
Panelist: Charlotte Karibuhoye Said

Position: Director of the West Africa programme for the MAVA Foundation

Charlotte Karibuhoye Said is Head of Strategic Alliances and Director of the West Africa programme for the MAVA Foundation. Charlotte is responsible for implementing MAVA’s strategy for West Africa, overseeing all projects and partner relations in the region, and managing the MAVA regional office in Dakar. She is also in charge of coordinating the development of collaborations and partnerships with other donors. Together with the other Programme Directors and the Director General, she also jointly manages MAVA’s overall project portfolio, including the global projects. Before joining MAVA in 2014, Charlotte worked with FIBA (Fondation internationale du Banc d’Arguin) as the marine protected area programme coordinator and oversaw among others the establishment of the first regional network of marine protected areas in West Africa. A doctor of veterinary medicine, Charlotte also holds a Master’s degree and a PhD in conservation biology from the University of Goettingen, Germany.