Environmental, Social and Governance Specialist
Elan is a seasoned ESG specialist with more than 17 years’ experience consulting in the ESG and engineering disciplines across Sub- Saharan Africa. He joins Arise from WSP, one of the largest international engineering and sustainability professional services consultancy. In his previous role as Senior Associate, he was instrumental in building the operational business strategy for WSP’s Sub- Saharan Africa E&S consulting services. Elan has extensive experience in overseeing E&S supervision missions, E&S due diligence assessments, ESMS revisions and staff capacity building and training for financial institutions in Africa, primarily on behalf of the IFC. During his tenure at WSP, Elan has worked in-country across the scope of Africa, including Botswana, DRC, Ethiopia, The Gambia, Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Tanzania, Uganda, Zimbabwe and remote experience overseeing teams on-the-ground in Djibouti, South Sudan, Swaziland, Zambia.