Nicolas Kotschoubey joined the Inspection Panel in January 2021 as a Senior Environmental Specialist. Just prior to joining, Nicolas had been a senior environmental specialist for the World Bank based in Dakar, Senegal. Before that, from 2015-2017, he consulted for the Bank’s Latin America and the Caribbean region as a senior environmental specialist and prior to joining the Bank he was an environmental specialist for the Inter-American Development for three years. Earlier in his career he consulted on environmental issues for a variety of institutions, including the World Bank, the Global Environment Facility and the United Nations Development Programme. Nicolas has a master’s degree in aquatic resource management from King’s College, University of London, and a bachelor’s degree in agriculture systems from the University of Reading.