Shelton Kanyanda is a Senior Economist based in Rome, Italy. His main interest is in designing and implementing household surveys and poverty analysis. He also enjoys coordinating national statistical systems and communicating with data. He has previously worked as a regional programme coordinator with PARIS21 and prior to that as chief statistician with the national statistical office of Malawi. He obtained his Master of Arts Degree in Economics from the University of East Anglia in the United Kingdom.