Nationality: Trinidad and Tobago
EITI responsibilities: Currently on study leave
Gisela joined the team at the EITI International Secretariat in May 2014. Having worked at the Trinidad and Tobago EITI National Secretariat in the previous two years, Gisela brings to the table a unique perspective from EITI implementing countries. She will contribute to the Secretariat’s work on contract transparency, Supreme Audit Institutions and gender.
She is passionate about development issues and to this end read for a double Masters degree in International Development Economics at the Sorbonne I University and the Paris School of Economics in 2008. Her first love is Francophone culture and upon receiving a post-graduate diploma in Interpreting from the University of the West Indies worked briefly as a French Interpreter. She is especially keen on supporting EITI implementation in Francophone West Africa.