Oliver Chinganya is a chartered statistician with more than 28 years’ experience in statistical development in Africa, at national and international levels. He has wide experience and knowledge of statistical practice across Africa at both field and management levels. A Strong believer in the effectiveness of partnerships, coordination at country, regional and international levels for effective and sustained development programs.
He is currently a Director of the African Centre for Statistics at the UN Economic Commission for Africa. Among other responsibilities, he manages the work of the secretariat for the African Programme on Accelerated Improvement of Civil Registration and Vital Statistics (APIA-CRVS), working very closely with the Africa Regional Core Group for CRVS in supporting African countries to improve CRVS systems.
He is a Zambian national holding an MSc. in Statistics, MBA and various other certifications, including Statistics for Strategic Resource Planning, and Leadership Skills and Competencies.