United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, Addis Ababa
Programme Management Officer, RITD- African Trade Policy Center
Batanai Clemence Chikwene is a Programme Management Officer at the African Trade Policy Centre in the Regional Integration and Trade Division. His areas of expertise include international trade law and policy, regional integration and project management. He has worked extensively on the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA ) negotiations. Prior to joining ECA, he worked as a Trade Policy Analyst for the Commonwealth Secretariat, United Kingdom and as a Trade Policy Officer in the Department of Trade and Industry and the African union commission in Addis Ababa. He is associated with the Project Management Institute and has taught at the University of Zimbabwe. Mr. Chikwene holds a M.A. in trade law and policy from the University of Cape Town, South Africa as well as a Bachelors and a Masters degrees in Economics from the University of Zimbabwe.