Franck Gbaguidi, MPA  – Consultant

Franck Gbaguidi is a certified Analyst in International Strategy. Previously, he worked as a Jr. International Affairs Associate at the Paris office of the World Bank, supporting the institution’s country dialogue with different French stakeholder groups, analyzing data on emerging European policy trends, and organizing targeted parliamentary and civil society outreach activities. He also worked as a Program Manager at the French National School of Administration (ENA), where he was in charge of designing and supervising study visits, conferences, and seminars on public policy for African and Middle Eastern high-ranking civil servants.

Passionate about sustainable development, climate change, and renewable energy, Franck has undertaken occasional consultancy work on carbon risk management for the European Investment Bank (EIB), and on clean cooking enterprises in Uganda for the United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF).

A French native and Beninese national, Franck holds a BA in French Literature from La Sorbonne, a BA in Social Sciences from Sciences Po Paris, and a BA in Political Science and African Studies from the University of British Columbia. He also holds three Master degrees and is currently completing his fourth one at Columbia University’s SIPA, in Public Administration, with a concentration in Energy & Environment.