Egline is a climate change expert with academic and professional background in environment. She is the Head of the Environment and Water institute at Southern African Research and Documentation Centre (SARDC) known as I Musokotwane Environment Resource Centre for Southern Africa (IMERCSA). Her work covers coordination, programming, planning, management, monitoring and evaluation, research and writing in thematic areas which include water resources management, climate change and resilience building, food security, disaster risk reduction, water supply, sanitation and hygiene (WASH), vulnerability assessments, and mainstreaming climate change adaptation and mitigation in development planning.
Egline has made significant contribution in the production of several Environment Outlooks at national, basin, regional, continental and global level, the latest being a co-author of one of the chapters for the Global Environment Outlook 6, Regional Assessment for Africa. She has made significant contributions in the production of Atlases of the changing environment at basin level including the Zambezi and the Limpopo River Basin Atlases which used space technology to provide visual representations of the changes taking place in the basins.
She holds a Masters in Development Studies, a BSc in Environmental Sciences and several post graduate diplomas and advanced international certificates in areas that include Climate Change, Integrated Water Resources Management, Water Supply and Sanitation and General Management. She is one person who ensures that gender is mainstreamed in all sectors of her work.