Tanya Merceron

Regional coordinator

Tanya is the regional coordinator of the BIOPAMA program for West and Central Africa. She has undergraduate training in law, specializing in human rights ethics, and holds a master’s degree in development, specializing in environmental management. Before joining IUCN, Tanya worked at the United Nations, first at the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) as Director of a Capacity Building project for the Ministry of the Environment in Haiti, and then at UN Environment as manager of an ecosystem approach project in a network of marine protected areas.