Lydia Kanyembo, of Congolese nationality, joined the firm AAE consulting as an associate consultant for environmental and social safeguards issues. She is based in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo.
She has over 6 years of experience in environmental and social impact assessments, community health and safety, security and the environment (HSE), land acquisition and involuntary resettlement issues, indigenous peoples , labor management procedures, climate change, grievance mechanism and GBV issues. She has been working on the supervision of projects financed by the World Bank as a consultant since 2017 and covers different countries (DRC, RoC, CAR and Burundi).
Before joining the World Bank Group, Lydia worked with the Congolese agency for major works in the DRC as an environmental intern and has experience with the development of environmental management tools with national firms and also expertise such as Panelist in the recruitment interviews of specialists in environment and social development of the management units of projects financed by the World Bank. Lydia holds a license (Bac + 5) in environmental sciences from the University of Kinshasa where she is a teaching assistant in the same department and currently registered at CEDDA-DAKAR for a master’s degree (Bac + 7 ) in environmental assessment and project management.
In her new role, Lydia will be an associate consultant on behalf of the firm AAE consulting as an expert in environmental and social risk management, environmental and social assessment of projects and programs funded by donors, environmental audit and HSE .