Philipp is heading the newly established division within the Environmental & Natural Resources Department in the EIB Projects Directorate. His experience includes sustainable construction, energy and solid waste management. The division he heads consists of a JASPERS advisory team (Joint Assistance to Support Projects in European Regions) mainly based in Bucharest and Vienna, which gives independent expert advice for projects within the EU. The division also has a Luxembourg-based team delivering advisory, appraisal and implementation support within and outside Europe, with a focus on Africa and Latin America.
Before joining the Ministry of Environment, she worked at Rwanda Institute for Conservation Agriculture as the administrative coordinator for academic affairs, extension and applied research. Prior to that, she served as an environmental audit and monitoring officer at Rwanda Environment Management Authority (REMA) for more than seven years and also as the alternate focal point for the Montreal protocol on substances that deplete the ozone layer, and the Nagoya Protocol focal point, where she managed different projects aiming at regulating access to the genetic resources. In her capacity as an environmental audit and monitoring officer, she conducted environmental audit activities for different projects under operation and monitored their compliance with environmental regulations.
She is a member of the African Women in science and Engineering. A Rwandan national, Beatrice holds a Master’s in biodiversity conservation from the University of Rwanda.-->