“I am excited about the IFR4NPO project because this presents an opportunity to resolve a big challenge faced by NPOs. I am absolutely behind the project objectives, and I want to play a part in making history.”

Country Champion

Antoine Houndenou

Grants Manager, EMPOWER Project West & Central Africa, Catholic Relief Services

Antoine has cumulative 12 years of experience in financial management, financial reporting, partner strengthening, grant compliance, operations, sub-grant management and local partners policies development. Antoine has been working at CRS since 2015. Before that, he worked for Swiss Cooperation in Benin as a Finance and Administration Advisor with a focus on partner strengthening, compliance and financial audit requirements, building on his earlier experiences on a European Union program. He has a master’s degree in Financial Management & Control and is pursuing qualification with the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. Antoine is based in Benin and speaks French as well as English.