Secretary-General of African and Malagasy Council for Higher Education (CAMES)

Professor Bertrand MBATCHI, of Gabonese nationality, is the Secretary General of the African and Malagasy Council for Higher Education (CAMES) since August 1st 2011.
Holder of a State PhD in Biology and Plant Physiology from the University of Poitiers (France), lecturer at the rank of full professor, he served as Head of the Biology Department in the Faculty of Science at the University of Science and Technique of Masuku (USTM) in Franceville, in Gabon as of 1990 through 1991 and as the Vice-Chancellor of USTM, as of 1991 through 2006.

As an academic, he authored and co-authored several scientific articles published in international newspapers.
Adviser to the Gabonese Minister of Higher Education, then Secretary General of the same Ministry, he got at the Head of the CAMES in 2011, after chairing the General Assembly of Higher Education, in the Republic of Gabon.