Vicky  Chemutai

Vicky Chemutai

Consultant, Trade and Regional Integration Unit, MTI

Vicky Chemutai, from Uganda, is currently an ET Consultant with the Trade and Regional Integration Unit, MTI. Her focus area is on analysing the dynamics of international trade and its interactions with global issues which include, inter alia, climate and gender concerns.  Her passion lies in finding the right solutions to global wrongs, particularly those that have adverse implications for the marginalized in least developed countries, as well as, increasing opportunities for trade and investment whilst fostering inclusivity and sustainability. She has developmental experience spanning the: i) public sector in a couple of Ugandan government agencies i.e. health, social security and the central bank; ii) private sector as a founder of several small-scale entrepreneurial ventures; and, iii) the international development sector focusing on trade policy formulation and implementation at the World Trade Organization (WTO) and the World Bank Group (WBG). Prior to joining the WBG, she was a jr. Trade Policy Analyst in the Accessions Division of the WTO, as well as an adjunct lecturer at the International University in Geneva (IUG) in the fields of trade and statistics. She has co-authored publications in the area of trade policy and its impacts on countries’ development. She holds an MSc in International Trade Policy and Trade Law from Lund University (Sweden); an Advanced Post Graduate Diploma in International Trade Policy and Trade Law and several certificates in international trade and development from the Trade Policy Training Centre in Africa (TRAPCA) (Tanzania); and, a BSc in Quantitative Economics from Makerere University (Uganda).