Marie Chêne first joined TI in 1999 as the programme coordinator for French speaking African countries. Since 2007, she is operating the U4 Helpdesk in the Policy and Research Department. Prior to her time with Transparency International, she has worked with UNICEF in Zimbabwe as the communication officer for the HIV/AIDS Prevention Programme, participated in the United Nations International Civil Mission in Haiti, volunteered with the Missionaries of Charity in India and worked for a French TV network in Paris. Her qualifications include degrees in Public Health, Social Communication, Political Science, Information and Communication.
Marie is responsible for the operation of U4's helpdesk service.