Eugene joined FOKABs as a manager and senior climate expert. He is an environmentalist with interdisciplinary background which transverse across environmental and development issues. He has an MSc degree in International Environmental Studies and a BSc in International Development, from the Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Norway. Eugene has about 10 years of experience working on climate change adaptation and mitigation, from policy design to implementation across the African continent. He has worked and provided advisory services to governments and organizations such as GIZ, ECO-CONSULT, Central African Forest Commission, CIFOR, African Forest Forum etc. Eugene was implicated in the design and implementation of first generation forest carbon emission reduction projects in the Congo Basin. He is currently a PhD research fellow with the Center for Environmental Studies, University of Pretoria, South Africa.