Thierry is a Research Associate for IPA Francophone West Africa, working in the Mali office. Previously, he served as a Research Assistant on "Research on Improving Systems of Education" (RISE, Nigeria Team). Thierry has also worked as a Research Assistant at the Institute for Empirical Research in Political Economy (IERPE) in Benin. Prior to those positions, he worked as a consultant for other organizations. Thierry holds a Master’s degree in Mathematics, Economics, and Statistics from the African School of Economics (ASE) in Benin. His research interests are education, agriculture, conflict, and policy analysis.