A graduate of Senghor University in Alexandria, Jean-Luc Gbati SONHAYE (lawyer and cultural engineer) has built a solid experience in cultural entrepreneurship.

He has created several cultural companies including the firm ADEC Consulting, a cultural engineering agency and the incubator of cultural and creative enterprises PAPRICAI (Platform for Project Support and Initiatives for the Creation of Innovative Activities), first incubator of digital, cultural and creative industries in Togo.

Specialist in Project Management and Fundraising, he is a consultant on several international cultural projects.

In recent years, Jean-Luc has been working on the contribution of culture to promotion and social development, particularly in the areas of human rights, democracy, governance, peace and reconciliation.