Thierry has been working in development in West Africa for more than twenty years. Before joining Sustain for Life in May 2018, he was the Training Director for a US government agency for many years. In this role, he trained many American international development extension agents and their host partners, in Community Health Development, Community Economic Development and Education. Thierry has expertise in assisting communities to adapt to the challenges of climate change. He also has experience in managing projects in West Africa as he was Regional Advisor in behaviour change interventions for a regional project covering Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast, Senegal and Mali.