Ian Heffernan

Ian Heffernan received his Ph.D. in economics from the University of Calgary, where he studied and conducted research in political economy, conflict, and development economics. Ian has a diverse methodological background having conducted research using applied econometrics, microeconomic theory and laboratory experiments.

Oswald Joseph Mashindano

Dr Oswald Joseph Mashindano holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania. He works with the Economic and Social Research Foundation as a Senior Research Fellow and Coordinator of the Rapid Response Implementation Support Programme. Prior to this position Dr Mashindano worked as a Lecturer of Economics at the University of Dar-es-Salaam, […]

Thelma Obiakor

Thelma Obiakor is a Research Fellow at CSEA. She is an expert evaluator in the fields of Economics, Education, and Finance. Her work is situated in the nexus between research, evaluation, policy and practice, with a critical lens on gender-inclusive development. She supports international donor organisations and government agencies in gathering evidence and collecting data […]

Chukwuka Onyekwena

Dr. Onyekwena holds a Ph.D. in Economics from University of Portsmouth, UK, a Master of Science degree in Economics from University of Kent, UK, and a Bachelor of Science in Economics from University of Nigeria Nsukka. Dr. Onyekwena is a member of the Steering committee of the West African Think Tank Network, a network of […]

Mma Amara Ekeruche

 Ms. Mma Amara Ekeruche is a Research Associate at CSEA. She holds a Masters in Economic Policy from University College London (UCL), United Kingdom and a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana. Her research covers macroeconomics and development finance.

Dr Adedeji Adeniran

 Dr. Adedeji Adeniran works as a Director of Education, Governance research and Senior Research Fellow at CSEA. An extensive part of his research covers development finance, and health and education economics. He is a vibrant member of the Global Southern Thinkers, which seeks to bring innovation in the global south into the mainstream. He previously […]

Goodwill Stanley Kachingwe

Goodwill Kachingwe heads SAIIA’s Monitoring and Evaluation Unit overseeing the institute’s work streams on effective monitoring and evaluation for evidence-based policy development, advisory services and development intelligence, as well as its in-house M&E system. He is a Development Economist with more than 10 years’ experience in project formulation, management, monitoring and evaluation, including research design […]