Kryticous Patrick NshindanoChief Electoral Officer

Areas of Expertise
  • Project Management
  • Budgeting
  • Policy Analysis
  • Governance

Cobberbelt University
Master of Business Administration (MBA)

University of Zambia
Bachelor of Arts in Economics & Development Studies (B.A)

Africa University Zimbabwe
Certificate in Public Policy

George-August University Gottingen
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Kryticous Patrick Nshindano is the Chief Electoral Officer of the Electoral Commission of Zambia. He is responsible for spearheading the overall operations of the Commission and reports directly to it’s board.

Prior to joining the Commission, Mr. Nshindano was the Executive Director of the Civil Society for Poverty Reduction (CSPR). He has a well-established project management portfolio and a comprehensive history in resource management, budgeting, policy analysis and research within the non-profit and private sector.

He is a seasoned economic justice expert with an MBA in Business Administration from the Copperbelt University. Prior to that he attained a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from the University of Zambia.

Mr. Nshindano also served as the Southern Africa Regional Representative for the Global Civil Society Partnership for Development Effectiveness (CPDE), and the AU ECOSSOC Economic Affairs Cluster national chairperson.

In addition to this, he has served on numerous boards and technical committees both in government and civil society including as the Operations and Technical Committee Board Chairperson for the Millennium Challenge Account Zambia.

Further to this, he served on the external advisory panel of the IMF on social safeguards in IMF programs. He also served as external expert to the National Democratic Institute (NDI) providing policy technical support to Political Parties in Zambia on electoral governance and national development.


  • Press Release: Local Government By-elections in 3 Wards

    Notice is hereby given to the general public that the Electoral Commission of Zambia has prescribed Tuesday 9th June, 2020 as the date on which to hold the polls for the Local Government By-elections in Nakato and Imalyo Wards of Mongu Town Council in Western province and Bulilo ward of Chilubi Town Council in Northern

    May 12, 2020
  • Commission Reschedules Elections Calendar

    Following the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, that has affected the day to day life of citizens (health, social and economy), the Commission wishes to announce that it is reviewing the Roadmap for Elections, and will soon advise Stakeholders and the general public the commencement date for all the electoral processes leading up to the 2021 General

    May 12, 2020
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