Eugenie Khani

Eugenie Souris

Research Officer

Eugenie is currently a Research Officer within the James Michel  Blue Economy Research Institute (BERI). She is part of a dynamic team which is actively coordinating research synergies between different sectors. In partnership with the Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA), the team is focusing on developing a managed network of environmental research in the Western Indian Ocean.

Eugenie holds a BSc in Environmental Science (Honours); with specialisation in Climate Change Resilience, attained at the University of Seychelles. As part of her specialisation, she did her research based on the ‘Impact of Drought and heavy rainfall on food security in relation to commercial farming on Mahé (Seychelles)’. To date, Eugenie has worked for the Ministry of Environment, Energy and Climate Change as a conservation officer. Additionally, she has been on work-base experience at Sustainability for Seychelles, PUC, the Meteorological Department and the Department of Environment under the SAICOM project with The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR).