William joined PATRIP in August 2020 as a trainee. He supports PATRIP’s West Africa Team in day-to-day operations, including research and communications.
William is finalising his master’s degree in public policy at the Philipps University of Marburg. Before joining PATRIP, he worked in a similar position for the German development bank KfW for the governance team of the West Africa section in Frankfurt and joined the KfW office in Dakar as an intern afterwards. Prior to that he completed internships at the German Bundestag and the mayor’s office of Frankfurt. At the G20 summit in Hamburg in 2017 he worked on behalf of the GFFO as a Liaison Officer for the delegation of the Russian Federation.