Eugenie Khani

Research Officer


Eugenie joined the University of Seychelles in September 2015 as a research officer with BERI. From 2015 to 2017, as one of the leads on an IORA project, she focused on developing a managed network of environmental research in the Western Indian Ocean. She continues to maintain this network whilst working on other BERI research projects. She also coordinates BERI’s marketing and communication strategy.

Eugenie holds a BSc(Hons) in Environmental Science with specialisation in Climate Change Resilience, attained at the University of Seychelles. As part of her specialisation, she carried out research on the impact of drought and heavy rainfall on food security, in relation to commercial farming on Mahé (Seychelles).  Eugenie has worked for the Ministry of Environment, Energy and Climate Change as a conservation officer. Additionally, she has worked with Sustainability for Seychelles, PUC, the Meteorological Department, and the Department of Environment under the SAICOM project with The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR). Since joining BERI she has benefited from opportunities to attend training programmes in Australia, Malaysia and Mauritius. She is also a CSIRO Blue Economy: Blue Carbon Australian Awards Fellow (2017).