Our team

Claude Mauret

CEO & Manager - Expert in institutions, management, and rural development

36 années d’expérience professionnelle dans la coopération internationale dans différents domaines d’expertise : secteur privé, institutionnel et finances publiques, décentralisation, développement local, rural, ressources naturelles, pastoralisme. 

With an agricultural, economic and legal academic background, Claude Mauret completed his studies in 2013 with a Master's degree from the École Supérieure de Commerce de Toulouse, France. He has developed an expertise in local development, rural development, natural resources, decentralisation and pastoralism through the implementation of major projects of the French, Danish and European Union cooperation 

He has acquired significant expertise in private sector support and microfinance. He also has significant experience in rural and pastoral hydraulics in the Sahel, where he started his career. 

Over the last 10 years, he has also developed a strong expertise in the field of public finance (state, local authorities, public institutions) and the definition and implementation of the sector-wide approach in the agriculture, water, education and good governance sectors. 

Enfin, ses fonctions de directeur et de responsable dans des projets et des structures internationales lui ont conféré une forte capacité et expérience en management des ressources humaines, marketing et gestion financière. Il est par ailleurs exploitant agricole en France

Caroline Dulau

Expert in public policy, evaluation, and capitalisation

18 ans d’expérience professionnelle 

Géographe en sciences sociales et diplômée d’un troisième cycle en gestion de projets internationaux, Caroline accompagne depuis 18 ans des agences de coopération, des ONG et des collectivités locales sur des missions d’assistance technique (gestion de projets, renforcement des capacités) ainsi que sur des missions court terme. 

She has carried out numerous project evaluations, situational and sectoral analyses, literature and desk reviews, needs identification studies, and stakeholder mapping. She works specifically on the sectors of education, vocational training, social policies, and local development. She has been living in West Africa for six years (Burkina Faso, Senegal and now Niger) and has also spent two years in Central Africa, in Gabon for the Central African Protected Areas Network, and in French Guiana.

She has been living in West Africa for six years (Burkina Faso, then Senegal and now Niger), and has also spent two years in Central Africa in Gabon for the Central African Protected Areas Network, as well as in French Guyana. 

Gabriel Morin-Kasprzyk

Expert in agriculture, fisheries, environment and natural resources management

16 years of professional experience

Rentré en France en 2018 après 10 ans d’expatriation, Gabriel travaille pour ACK depuis fin 2019. Parlant anglais, espagnol et malgache, il a 16 ans d’expérience à l’international, essentiellement en Afrique subsaharienne et à Madagascar, mais aussi au Maghreb.

He is an agricultural engineer specialising in tropical and Mediterranean livestock farming, and has broadened his skills in the fields of rural development in southern countries, particularly in sustainable and climate-smart agriculture: agroecology, agroforestry, watershed protection, development and management of irrigated areas, integration of agriculture and livestock farming, water and soil conservation, etc.

Versatile and pragmatic thanks to his field experience in technical assistance and short and medium term consulting, he is also an illustrator and graphic designer, and experienced in rural development communication. He has several references in evaluation and formulation of projects and programmes with the AFD, the EU and the World Bank in particular, and is able to provide technical support to our partners in monitoring and evaluation, databases and GIS, and online collaborative tools.

Since 2021, he has been working in Tunisia on technical assistance for the structuring and operationalisation of support funds for agricultural and fisheries investment, in the context of the ecological transition.

Taha Labbaci

Expert in rural development and agricultural advisory

15 years of professional experience 

Taha a rejoint l’équipe d’ACK en décembre 2020. Ingénieur agronome avec 15 ans d’expérience au sein d’ONG et de bureaux d’études dans la région Maghreb (Maroc-Algérie et Tunisie), il parle français, arabe et anglais. Taha a débuté sa carrière professionnelle en 2010, au Maroc. Il a coordonné à partir de 2015 des projets multi-pays en Afrique du Nord où il a développé un réseau très diversifié et riche.

He has extended his expertise in the areas of needs assessment, project design and financing, structuring of agricultural sectors, support to professional organisations, analysis of public policies and assistance in decision-making and strategic choices. He has worked as a consultant for several consultancy firms, particularly in the sectors of professional integration of rural youth, strategic planning, participatory management of natural resources, training and agricultural advice.

Marta Morin-Kasprzyk

Expert in rural development and agricultural advisory

15 years of professional experience

Marta graduated in 2008 as an agricultural engineer (SupAgro Montpellier). Initially specialised in livestock systems in the South, she has gradually broadened her skills to several areas of international rural development, and in particular to support for producers' organisations, support for the development of value chains and agricultural consultancy.

Marta dispose de 15 années d’expérience professionnelle dont 14 en Afrique subsaharienne et à Madagascar, mais aussi en Amérique du Sud et Europe centrale. Ses différentes missions d’assistance technique (Madagascar – 6 ans, Burkina Faso (et Côte d’Ivoire) – 3 ans, Tanzanie – 2 ans) et consultations ont développé sa polyvalence, ses compétences en management et renforcement de capacités et développé son expertise sur des thématiques variées telles que l’agroécologie, l’accompagnement des jeunes producteurs et l’approche territoriale.

As coordinator of a cross-cutting project in 5 countries (from 2014 to 2018), she has developed her expertise in the facilitation of capitalisation work and evaluative approaches (impact studies, change-oriented approaches). Marta speaks French, English, Spanish, Polish and Malagasy. She joined the ACK International team in September 2021.

Mariem Fafin

Expert in inclusion, intercultural relations and good governance

15 years of professional experience

Diplômée de l’Université de Montréal en sciences politiques et études latino-américaines, Mariem a 15 années d’expérience en matière de conception, mise en œuvre et suivi-évaluation de politiques, stratégies, programmes et projets visant la protection des droits de la personne et l’inclusion dans des contextes interculturels variés tant au Canada qu’à l’international.

She has led or contributed to the following programmes and projects: development of guidelines for the recognition of ethnocultural communities in Montreal; coordination of the work of the "Table on Diversity" set up by the City of Montreal; access to human rights in Mali as part of a programme financed by the Danish Embassy in Mali; protection of children at risk of sexual exploitation in Benin.

Mariem also holds a certificate of continuing education in human rights from the University of Geneva, a certificate in law from the University of Montreal and a certificate in third party neutrality from the Canadian Institute for Conflict Resolution. Trilingual and fluent in French, English and Spanish, she also holds a Master's degree in intercultural mediation. She joined ACK International in March 2022.

Mohamed Diarra

Junior expert in public and private finance

9 ans d’expérience professionnelle

Mohamed joined the ACK team in December 2022. He holds a Bachelor's degree in financial management from Sup'Management in Fez (Morocco) and a Master's degree in financial engineering from the ESG Management School in Toulouse (France).

Mohamed started his career as a financial analyst at Mercurius, a school equipment manufacturing company located in Toulouse, France. In the field of international cooperation, he participated in a LuxDev mission for ACK in March 2022, as a consultant in charge of the elaboration of a procedures manual for the financing of innovation, private initiative and productive projects in the regions of Ségou and Sikasso (Mali) by the regional councils. He then participated in 2 missions and produced a procedures and management manual for the "Malian Diaspora Productive Investment Support Facilities" and a study to evaluate the overall performance of Denmark's contribution to the realisation of investment projects financed under the "Decentralisation" Thematic Programme and to the reinforcement of ANICT's capacities in this field. Mohamed was born in Mali and speaks French, English and Bambara.

Julie Louvel

Experte environnement, changements climatiques et économie

15 years of professional experience

Julie combine une expertise en économie, environnement et en changements climatiques. Elle possède à son actif plus de 15 ans d’expérience dans les domaines de la vulnérabilité et de l’adaptation au changement climatique, de l’économie de l’environnement et de l’agriculture. Depuis une dizaine d’années, elle intervient sur des mandats localisés en Afrique. Elle a travaillé en Guinée, au Bénin, au Niger, au Burkina Faso, en Algérie, et en Union des Comores. 

Parmi ses expériences passées figurent l’appui au développement d’un projet d’adaptation aux changements climatiques en zone côtière pour le Fonds Vert, le renforcement des capacités de cadres et intervenants nationaux en changement climatique, ou encore la mise en place de systèmes de gestion et de suivi-évaluation environnementaux et sociaux. Au niveau stratégique, elle a contribué à l’élaboration de documents tels que la CDN ou les Communications nationales au titre de la Convention Cadre des Nations Unies sur le changement climatique. Elle a également été cheffe de mission pour la révision de la politique nationale de l’environnement de l’Union des Comores. 

Julie est titulaire d’un Master en Économie du développement de l’Université Paris X-Nanterre en France et d’un Master of Sciences en Agriculture durable et développement rural de School of Oriental and African Studies au Royaume-Uni.

Géraldine Mauret

Administrative Manager

21 années d’expérience professionnelle

Géraldine holds an Advanced technician's certificate (BTS) in Accounting, Commerce and Management. She joined ACK International in January 2019. Between 2003 and 2012, she worked as a management assistant for several companies in the Toulouse region. She then continued her professional career at Compass Group, as Administrative Manager from 2012 to 2018. Since the beginning of 2019, she has been Administrative Manager of ACK International, in charge of coordinating administrative, financial, and accounting tasks, as well as the administrative management of human resources.

Since the beginning of 2019, she is the Administrative Manager of ACK International, in charge of the coordination of administrative, financial and accounting tasks, as well as the administrative management of human resources.

Romain Doleux

Commercial assistant and expert in communication

13 années d’expérience professionnelle

Romain joined ACK in September 2020. He holds a Master's degree in Latin American studies from Sciences Po Grenobleand has a solid expertise in communication and international project management. Fluent in English and Spanish, he has worked in an environmental NGO in Mexico and also accompanied a European research project in a French public laboratory for 2 years.

Romain is responsible for the execution of the commercial procedures and manages ACK's communication.