Head of West Africa Operations
After graduating in sociology in the early 2000s in his native Abidjan, Elisée Bolougbeu embraced the media profession in 2007, where he worked in the print and online media and in public relations. Now Editor-in-chief and Director of publication of a well-known media outlet in Côte d'Ivoire, Elisée is a media manager who is keen on development issues and who also devotes his time to his passions, which are reading, writing, travelling and sport. Elisée has attended specialized trainings in fact-checking, media coverage of urbanization issues, digital communication or environmental reporting offered by organizations such as the World Bank or Afreximbank across Africa, in France and in China. His multiple professional trips across the continent have given him a profound knowledge of Africa's rich cultural diversity, but also a sense of its enormous potential.