Ezra Ricci

Ezra Ricci joined the Audemars-Watkins Foundation in 2021 as Secretary general to manage its day-to-day administration, monitor its diverse portfolio of projects and foster the development of the organisation. After studying Environmental economics at the University of Geneva and Science, technology and society at the EPFL, Ezra started his career in the academic sector as a researcher and teaching assistant on environmental issues at the Graduate Institute of Geneva and at the University of Applied Sciences of Western Switzerland. Subsequently, he worked as project manager and administrator in the non governmental sector, notably at the Association for the Development of Protected Areas, where he managed several community-based natural resource management projects in various African countries. Since 2017, he has been working in the philanthropic sector to promote environmental protection and the effective transition towards sustainable societies.