Noemie Metais currently works in the Youth, Education and Advocacy Unit in the Ecosystem Division at UN Environment headquarters in Nairobi. She focuses on both formal and non-formal education initiatives around developing green jobs for youth, behavioural science projects as well as linking sports and nature. Previously Noémie worked with the French Development Finance Institution (AFD) in East Africa in sectors such as education and public finance management, and in the renewable energy sector with Renewvia in Kenya. Noémie holds a Master’s degree in Corporate Finance from Audencia Business School and is the country coordinator for the Climate Fresk, a French environmental education association, in Kenya. She’s also a French teacher in an orphanage in Kenya and loves dancing and hiking.