Prof Banda holds an Mphil from Maastricht School of Management and an MA in Transport Economics. He has a certificate in Trade policy from London School of Economics. Prof. Banda has over 25 years of extensive practical international experience in institutional assessment and strengthening, capacity building, process re-engineering, public service delivery, installation of performance management systems, and strategic planning through his leading role in a number of large-scale projects in Africa. He has expertise in Trade Negotiations, trade facilitation and trade economics.
Dieye Cheikh Tidiane, Ph.D.
Dieye Cheikh Tidiane holds a PhD in Development Studies from the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva and a Master in Development Studies from Université Gaston Berger de Saint-Louis (UGB, Sénégal). He is currently working as a programme coordinator for the NGO Environment and Development Action in the Third World. Previously he has worked for the African Institute for Economic Development and planning which is a subsidiary to United Nations Economic Commission for Africa.
Prof. Kerenge holds an Msc in Agricultural Economics, Mphil from Maastricht School of Management and has a certificate in trade Policy from London School of Economics. She has more than 25 years of international experience. Apollonia has extensive practical experience in conducting institutional strengthening and capacity building. She is an expert on development issues in trade, gender and agriculture, commodity trade and gender in trade. She also has a specialist skill in Tourism value chain.
Mwape Bonard, Ph. D.
Bonard Mwape is a professor of public sector management and the Director General of the Eastern and Southern African Management Institute (ESAMI). His specific areas of management development expertise include policy and public sector management, human resources management and leadership skills development. Mr. Mwape holds a Ph. D from Pittsburgh, USA and a Master degree from London, UK. Prof. Mwape is an expert in trade negotiations.