Wild Chimpanzee Foundation

Who we are

WCF Switzerland & Germany

Professor Dr. Christophe Boesch is the Founder and President of the WCF. [CV] Christophe and the WCF received the St Andrews Prize for the Environment in 2015.
Hedwige Boesch-Achermann is the acting Director of the WCF and the European Representative in Leipzig, Germany. Hedwige received the "Trophée de femmes" 2007 award of the Yves Rocher Foundation in Switzerland.
Julia Riedel is the Assistant in the WCF office in Leipzig, Germany. Julia received the "Trophée de femmes" 2011 award of the Yves Rocher Foundation in Germany.

Dr. Tobias Deschner assists with public relations of the WCF in Germany.

WCF Côte d’Ivoire

Dr. Emmanuelle Normand is the Director of the West African Office in Abidjan.
Virginie Vergnes is the Sustainable Forest Program Manager.
Simone Ban is the WCF Assistant to the Director.
Florence Gogable is the WCF Accountant.
Monique Dibiis is the WCF Accountant.
Thierry Fabbian is Taï Field Coordinator and Eco-tourism Program Officer.
Firmin Kouakou Konan is the Law Enforcement Field Officer.
Chloé Viala is the Sustainable Forest Management Program Officer.
Yves Kablan is an Ivorian PhD candidate, studying the effects of illegal anthropogenic activities on wildlife inside the Taï National Park..
Ano Joseph Kouassi is an Ivorian PhD candidate, studying the bush-meat trade in the Taï-Grebo-Sapo Forest Complex.
Daplé Kouazeu Raoul is the FLEGT (Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade) program officer.
Chloé Lesage is the Transboundary Cooperation Project Officer.
Julien Desré is the Eco-tourism Assistant for Djouroutou.
Grégoire Nohon Kohou is in charge of the chimpanzee habituation in the Taï eco-tourism project.
Arnossia Guire Abel Pahi is Assitant and Driver in Taï.
Félix Bi Zoula Bleoure is Administration Assistant in Taï.
Guillaume Alain Yeba Sea is Education Animator in Taï.
Maxime Tere Pahi is Assistant in the Taï eco-tourism project.
Delphine Yahiri is Eco-guide in Taï.
Nicole Pamin is Eco-guide in Taï.
Sylvie Elodie Léa Kouya is Eco-guide in Taï.
Marina Bouka Yro is Eco-guide in Taï.
Bodoin Gbohou is Eco-guide in Taï.
Charles Teho is Eco-guide in Taï.
Evariste Katou Koula is Eco-guide in Taï.
Fernand Olivier Tere is Eco-guide in Taï.
Gwladys Toa is Camp Steward in Taï.
Alexis Nouane Tiehi is Camp Steward in Taï.
Anti-poaching data collector team: is composed of 5 members: Carole Colin, Emile Tare Tere, Sahin Armel Elysée Koula, Alphonse Bafon Tagnon and Martin Dere Gbalea.. Their mission is to look for illegal humans’ activities in Taï National Park to help the park management.

WCF Liberia

Dr. Annika Hillers is the Liberia Country Director, based in Monrovia.
Florence Harris is our Administration and Finance Manager.
Clement Tweh is WA BiCC Project Assistant.
Zoro Gone Bi Irié Bérenger is Field Coordinator.
Steek Tompoe is an FDA auxiliary seconded to WCF to be a team leader for the community eco-guard program.
Chris Kpan Oscar is Monitoring and Evaluation Officer.
Frédérique Chateau is WABiCC Project Coordinator.
Augustine S. Laveleh Jr. is an Administration and Finance Officer.
Godfrey F. Woyea is the Aquaculture Officer.
Matthew Traoré is Senior Field Supervisor.
Kotina Q. Weiah is an Administration and Finance Assistant.
Amos M. Krayou is Field Supervisor.
Oliver Sompohn is an Office Assistant.
Rufus D. Dweh is Mechanic Driver and Team Leader.
C. Lindsy Rue is Junior Supervisor.
William B. Sieh is a Driver.
Christian C. Flomo is Mechanic Driver.
Abel Toboe is a Security Guard.
Shadrick George is a Security Guard.
Alex Totaye is a Security Guard.
Vasco Manyeah is a Security Guard.
Victoria Tailey is Officer Cleaner.

WCF Guinea

Arnaud Gotanegre is WCF Guinea Director and Manager of the Moyen-Bafing National Park.
Moussa Kaba is the Director of Public and Political Relations.
Maxime Walens is the Director of Administration and Finances.
Alpha Saliou Diallo is Logistician.

Mamadou Mouctar Balde is Accountant.
Adama Hawa Baldé is the Chasier.
Mamoudou Sangaré is
the Administrative Secretary and Logistical Assistant.

Salian Traore is a Government Representative for "Office Guinéen de Parcs et Réserves" and Community Development Program Officer.
Baptiste Gervaise is responsible for the mapping activities in the Moyen-Bafing National Park.

Pacifique Kizila is responsible for the Environment Program.
Assane Sefou Beavogui is the Environment Program Officer.
Benjamin Debetencourt is doing his PhD with camera trap studies in the Moyen-Bafing National Park.
Cece Bamamou is the Environment Program Officer.
Laurie Alapini is Environment Program Officer.

Mélanie Sottocasa is Environment Program Officer.

Boubacar Diallo is Environmental Activity Manager.

Mamadou Billo Mariama Barry is Research Assistant.

Abdoulaye Touré is Research Assistant.

Bangaly Kaba is Research Assistant.
Kpade Condé is research assistant.
Salimatou Balde is analysing Biomonitoring videos.
Abdoulaye Diallo is analysing Biomonitoring videos.

Mamadou Moussa Barry is analysing Biomonitoring videos.
Marine Marc is the Responsible for the Community Consultations and the Rural Development Programs.
Mohamed Lamine Kaba is Community Consultations Program Officer.
Kadiatou Barry is Community Consultations Program Officer.
Yana Jones is Community Consultations Program Officer.

Mamadou Tanou Diallo is Rural Development Program Officer.

Aïssatou Diallo is Activity Manager in the Rural Development Program.
Saran Mory Condé is Activity Manager in the Rural Development Program.
Thierno Mamadou Alimou Diallo is Activity Manager in the Rural Development Program.
Mohamed Cissé is Activity Manager in the Rural Development Program.
Dylan Deffaux is the Club P.A.N. coordinator and responsible for education, sensibilisation and communication.
Mamadou Bobo Balde is a Club P.A.N. supervisor.
Tidiane Nabe is a Club P.A.N. supervisor.
Amadou Sadio Bah is Driver.
Mamadou Balde is Driver.
Diallo Youmoussa is Driver.
Mamadou Dian Diallo is Driver.
Fodé Soumah is Driver.
Yakouba Diallo is Security Guard.
Mamadou Djan Sall is Security Guard.
Mamadou Fadia Sow is Security Guard.
Boubacar Barry is Security Guard.
Mapping team: this team of 14 persons is conducting the mapping study of the Moyen-Bafing National Park: KABA Daouda, CAMARA Youssouf, KOIVOGUI Ballé Koléa, DIAWARA Aminata, DIOP Adama Hawa, BALDE Ismaila, CAMARA Boubacar, DIALLO Mamadou Saliou, DIALLO Madina, KAMANO Marie Anne, DIALLO Mamadou Bailo Saidou, KABA Fatoumata, DIALLO Aïssatou Abdoulaye.