Merimee Kalumba


Merimee Kalumba completed his BSc(Hons) at University of Lubumbashi (Lubumbashi, D.R.Congo) in chemistry. He completed his masters in environmental chemistry studies at Tshwane University of Technology, Pretoria in South Africa. He has published numerous scientific articles, and taught government officials and NGOs from more than ten countries in environmental and development-related courses. He worked as an environmental scientist at Enviro-insight cc in Pretoria, South Africa, then he was a co-director at Enviro-insight DRC and was the principal consultant of Geopractica in the DRC and French speaking countries. He worked also as an environmental coordinator at Tiger resources, Kipoi mine project. Currently is a consultant at UNDP in the REDD+ DRC Strategy and is the director and founder of EmiAfrica. He has a diverse set of skills which includes extensive experience in the fields of environmental management system (EMS), Environmental and Social Impact Assessment, Gas monitoring, climate change adaptation, forest governance, rehabilitation, advisor and lecturing. Mr Kalumba is a passionate member of South Africa Chemical Institute (SACI). Merimee is CEO and Founder of EmiAfrican, an early stage company developing greenhouse gas emission reduction projects in Africa.