Edward ICHUNGWA GICHUKI

Partner, Allen Consulting

Edward Ichungwa Gichuki is a Partner at Allen Consulting, which focusses on delivering high-impact results in Trade Policy, Trade and Transport Facilitation, Private Sector Development, ICT for Trade, Big Data, Customs Modernization and Training, and eAgriculture.

He is a senior ICT for Trade professional with over 10 years experience in the design, planning, management and implementation of national and regional, multi-user ICT systems, with a focus on national and regional trade and transport facilitation for economic growth and improved livelihoods. 

He has worked with various international organisations including his previous role as Regional Director, ICT for Trade at TradeMark East Africa, and various other roles in DFID, ICF Africa, Ark Africa, USAID and UN-HABITAT, where his work aided in strengthening regional institutions such as the EAC, COMESA, NCTTCA and CCTTFA, national government trade and transport facilitation agencies and the private sector in developing countries in East and Southern Africa.

Ichungwa also serves as a Board Member in Two Hands International Inc., a nonprofit organization, which identifies and supports motivated youth from underrepresented communities in Macon, Georgia to engage in global leadership and international education activities.

Edward ICHUNGWA GICHUKI is speaking at the following session