Elsa is a Senior Legal Advisor for the TRIAL International’s progam in the Democratic Republic of the Congo since September 2015. Before joining TRIAL International, she interned in the mergencies Team at Human Rights Watch, working on the armed conflict in the Central African Republic. A qualified lawyer in Quebec,  she started working there as a criminal law trainee on legal aid cases.

Elsa holds an LLM in International Law from the Graduate Institute of International Studies and Development in Geneva (Switzerland), a Masters degree in Transnational Law, and a Law degree from Quebec (Canada). She is an expert in the protection of vulnerable populations in armed conflicts. Her working languages are French and English.