Rev. Father Abbot Jean-Christophe Yameogo is Abbot of the Saint-Benoît de Koubri Abbey (Burkina Faso), a monastery founded by monks from Toumliline. He holds a degree as Deputy Finance Officer from the National Financial Administration School (1997) and was in office at the Directorate-General for Budget in the Ministry of Economy and Finance (1997-2000) before entering the monastery in December 2000. He made his final profession as a monk on 15 August 2009.
He then began studying philosophy in Ouagadougou at the Maison Lavigerie (Higher Seminary of Philosophy of the African Missionaries, affiliated to the Don Bosco Higher Institute of Philosophy and Social Sciences in Lome, Togo), from which he graduated with a BA in philosophy (2009), went on to theology at the Center for Missionary Training in Abidjan (Ivory Coast) and later earned a Theological Baccalaureate (2012) from the Catholic University of West Africa (Conakry, Guinea). He was ordained as priest in December 2014, was appointed as Father Prior Administrator of Koubri (2014-2019), and elected as third Father Abbot of the Community in June 2019.