Joelle Nkosi is the Natural Resource Governance Assistant at WRI DRC office. She is supporting “le Ministere de l’Environement, Conservation de la Nature et Developpement Durable” (MECNDD) and “l’Institut Congolais sur la Conservation de la Nature (ICCN)” on the development of applications and texts related to the crackdown of wildlife crime at N'djili airport. She also contributes with the organization of meeting between administration, NGO and other technical and financer partner.

Before joining WRI, she worked respectively for the legal unit and the studies and planning department of the MECNDD as an expert lawyer where she gained experience in legal drafting key documents such as Environmental Law Regulations and the Strategy of fighting climate change.

Joelle holds a degree in law from the Université de Kinshasa in DRC and likes reading, travelling and playing football.