Margaux Morenas started her AHI journey as an intern in 2018 and has since graduated to the role of Project Manager. During her studies, Margaux developed a strong interest in urban governance and informality leading to her further specializing in housing and urban planning policies in African and Middle Eastern cities.
Margaux plays a key role in supporting AHI’s consulting and research work focusing primarily on housing policy solutions, housing market assessments, and housing value-chain analysis. She has worked on a wide spectrum of projects spanning housing microfinance to affordable housing PPP throughout Africa, Asia, Oceania, and North America. She has also worked on the development and testing a tool to measure affordable and socially sustainable housing developments.
Prior to AHI, she worked with the French Cultural Institute in Botswana and the EU delegation in Namibia.
Margaux graduated with a Master’s degree from the Urban School at Sciences Po Paris in 2018. She also holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and African Studies also from Sciences Po Paris. As part of her studies, she also conducted a 6-month mission for a multi-disciplinary firm based in Paris and specializing in urban project design, developing policy recommendations for Smart Cities and data governance in the Middle East.
Outside of work, Margaux loves traveling and discovering new places. She speaks French, English, and Portuguese.