Our team

Mathieu Dionnet

mathieu.dionnet [at] lisode.com

Founding partner at Lisode. Mathieu graduated in the biology of populations and ecosystems at the University of Geneva and in ecosystems management at the University Paris 7. He is specialized in using participatory methods in natural resource management, particularly in rural settings. His expertise in designing role playing games and simulation exercises allows him to propose original solutions for collective learning or decision-making processes.


Jean-Emmanuel Rougier

jean-emmanuel.rougier [at] lisode.com

Founding partner and co-manager at Lisode.  Jean-Emmanuel graduated as an engineer from the Ecole Centrale of Lyon, and also as an environmental engineer and manager from the Ecole des Mines in Paris. He is specialized in designing innovative tools for participatory processes with a special focus on collaborative modeling. His training and professional experience, provide a solid background in multi-stakeholder project management and team coordination. As a result of his involvement in the European research project AquaStress he developed expertise in supporting activities that target integration of scientific expertise with lay knowledge.


Elsa Leteurtre

elsa.leteurtre [at] lisode.com

Partner and co-manager at Lisode. Elsa graduated in ecological engineering (EBE – Paris-Sud XI). After working as a learning facilitator – helping the general public access scientific knowledge – she began to focus on public participation in territorial development. Trained in the companion modeling method (ComMod, developed by the research unit GREEN in Cirad) and a member of the ComMod association she is now using and further developing her expertise in LISODE.  Elsa is particularly interested in projects where experts, local authorities and community members work together. She has experience in accompanying multi-stakeholder groups in water management, urban planning and natural resource management.


Amar Imache

amar.imache [at] lisode.com

Partner at Lisode. Amar graduated in agronomy (ENSA Algiers, SUPAGRO Montpellier) and continued with a PhD in water management (AgroParisTech Montpellier). For many years he has been working in multidisciplinary research teams working on the irrigated agriculture in Maghreb, particularly in Algeria. He has experience in participatory methods (facilitation of participatory workshops, scenario building) and in socio-economic analysis of agricultural practice (water management and irrigation). He participated in projects in France, Spain, Portugal, Jordan, Egypt, Lebanon, Mauritania, Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia (e.g. WADEMED, SIRMA, Groundwater ARNEA, PAP-AGIR,…).


Audrey Barbe


Consultant at Lisode. She holds an Engineering degree in Agronomy and Social Water Management (National French Agronomy Schools of Toulouse and Montpellier) as well as an advanced master in water and sanitation management (AgroParisTech – ENGREF). She has a wide experience in the area of Integrated Water Resources Management, with a strong international component including the oasis environment (Morocco, Tunisia, Togo, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Egypt, Lebanon). Her experience is based on the assessment of multi-stakeholders’ issues, on the analysis of different types of water management, and on change management processes within irrigation schemes.


Martine Juquel


Martine has had a career as a Management Assistant in various groups such as the Mutuelle Générale, the Caisse des dépôts and Elior. In the 1990s, she decided to focus on accounting and financial management for SMEs. She has worked in very different professional environments such as construction, electronics, real estate, perfumery and even in the wine industry. Martine joined Lisode’s team in June 2018, and since then she has been assisting us with all administrative, accounting and financial tasks.


Emmanuelle Espuche

emmanuelle.espuche [at] lisode.com

Junior consultant in Lisode, Emmanuelle holds a master degree in social water management (Montpellier University, SUPAGRO, Agroparistech Montpellier). She has gained sound and extensive knowledge about the multiple actors involved in water and environment management in France by working for various structures: Hunting Federation, Environmental Education Association, River Bassin Committee, Engineering Consultant. Specialized in public policies for managing aquatic environments and flood risk, she also has some experience in scientific animation and awareness-raising about environmental issues.


Manuela Vieira Pak

manuela.vieira.pak [at] lisode.com

Independent consultant associated with Lisode. She holds a PhD in environmental science. Since 2005 she’s been using the ComMod approach in natural resources management. Currently she is involved with Lisode in developing partnerships with organizations in Latin America.