Director of projects
BACKGROUND / Academic and professional background
Engineer in Life Science and graduated from ENGREF, he is specialised in environmental economics and Ethical Leadership.
Damien works with Nicolas Métro as director of projects of Kinomé by making trees a solution for human and economical development
He is coordinating 15 projects in 13 countries and is expert for United Nations in sustainable land and forest management.
ACHIEVEMENT/ What is your project, initiative, start-up, company all about?
Kinomé is a social enterprise which makes trees a solution for human and economical development. It means to put trees in the human oikonomia (in Greek: management of the human home). We are leading local development projects by coordinating farmers, associations, governments, United Nations and scientists. Trees are our gates to work together on value chains creating a better quality of life for all.
LOCATION/ In which city, country, part of the world do you conduct your activities?
Africa , Latin América , Asia, Europe
IMPACT/ What is the positive economic, social, political, environmental…of the activity, project, initiative, start-up, company?
Kinomé has planted 4 millions trees for the benefit of 330 000 people having better consciousness of the major role of trees in their life and living in better conditions thanks to the value chains we developed together.
QUOTE/ A saying, quote or reference phrase that tells something about you
“The secret, this is that the dream of a better humanity starts by ourselves”. Edel Gött