Ismael Essome has over 5 years of experience in Environment Management and Recycling. Currently, Ismael is The founder President of Madiba & Nature, a non-profit organisation that addresses the issue of pollution. He is the genius behind the plastic boat commonly known as “ECOBOAT” that promotes the circular economy and ecotourism in Kribi and reduces plastic pollution through utilising recycled plastic bottles. He's also involved in a program of environmental education with schools and universities in Cameroon.
Ismael holds an engineering degree in environment management, and a Rutgers Sustainability Leadership Certification in Decision Making for Environmentally Sustainable Supply Chains. Ismael is committed to addressing the issue of plastic pollution while supporting the fishing community in need in Cameroon.
Ismael is a Mandela Washington Fellows Alumni and a UN 2018 Cleansea AWARD winner at the International Marine litter Conference of San Diego; He is also a One Young World Ambassador.