Teodyl Nkuintchua is the Congo Basin Strategy and Engagement Leader. In this role, he is responsible for advancing the organization’s mission in the Congo basin by engaging with key stakeholders, from the most vulnerable groups through to influential decision makers.

Prior to his current position, Teodyl served as the Country Manager in the Republic of Congo, where he successfully increased key partnerships and raised WRI’s profile and impact.

Teodyl’s previous experience includes working as a Regional Advisor at the Field Legality Advisory Group in Yaoundé and as an Associate at the Centre for International Development and Training in Telford. In these roles, he led capacity development initiatives for civil society organizations and co-led groundbreaking research on African civil societies.

Teodyl also worked as the Senior Program Coordinator at the Centre for Environment and Development, where he oversaw more than 20 staff and led initiatives on land, forest, climate, and mining governance. He was the facilitator of the African Community Rights Network, a pan-African network with leading NGOs from West, East, and Central Africa. Additionally, he has worked as a manager of a community mapping project at Helveta Ltd and as a consultant for clients across ten countries. Teodyl is a pro-bono advisor to the Global Greengrant Fund.

Teodyl holds a Masters’ in Anthropology of Environment from the Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle in France and in Medical Anthropology from the University of Yaoundé 1 in Cameroon. In his leisure time, he enjoys reading and watching movies.