Project Manager

Edouard Descotis

Edouard is project manager for Alliance projects in Morocco and for Global Alliance projects in Kenya and Ghana. Before joining GIZ, Edouard worked as a lawyer and consultant in Brussels and New Delhi, where he advised companies and governments on WTO and customs law. He was responsible for several projects dealing with export controls, valuation, origins and classification. Edouard also helped companies put in place compliance programmes, such as AEO. Edouard has worked as legal counsel for an international non-profit organisation based in Bonn. He has worked in China, Morocco, India, Indonesia, Iran and Pakistan.

Edouard holds an LLM from the University of Paris Panthéon-Sorbonne and an MSc in Public Policy from the University of Maastricht (United Nations University) with a special focus on international trade.