François Friaudet

Field Operations Manager / Law Enforcement Instructor

Park Management

François worked as a Law Enforcement Instructor in the Democratic Republic of the Congo since 2008, often as part of the GFA program. Precisely, he formed rangers in seven different National Parks: Lomami, Kahuzi-Biéga, Upemba, Kundelungu, Sena Oura, Odzala-Kokoua and Bouba Ndjida, and in the Okapi Wildlife Reserve. He joined African Parks in July 2019 to select and train the future ecoguards of the Ennedi Natural and Cultural Reserve. He is based in Fada and stepped in as Field Operation Manager.