Esther graduated from top French universities and had over three years of professional experience in Project Management and Business Development in the private sector before joining APN. She started her career in the innovation department of a large aeronautical industrial group, focusing on the development of innovative services through user-centric approaches. She later joined a technology start-up where she was in charge of sales and marketing. In 2018, she left her job in Paris to volunteer as assistant lodge manager in an 18-bed tourism facility in Kruger Park. She joined African Parks in February 2019.