Angelique Pouponneau

Environmental lawyer, policy advisor and PhD candidate, Seychelles and UK.
Angelique is a lawyer in the Seychelles and holds an LLM in Environmental Law specialising in the law of the sea and natural resources law. She is the Chief of Staff to the United Nations Assistant Secretary-General for Climate Action and Just Transitions. She previously served as a policy and strategy adviser on ocean and climate matters to the Chair of the Alliance of Small Island States and prior to that held the position of Chief Executive Officer of the Seychelles’ Conservation and Climate Adaptation Trust.  In 2021, The New African Magazine recognised her as the 100 most influential Africans. Angelique has worked in different countries in the Caribbean, Pacific and the Indian Ocean on a wide range of projects relating to sustainable fisheries, sustainable management of marine biodiversity within and beyond national jurisdiction. She serves on the advisory board of the UN Ocean Decade. 
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