Mr. Kryticous Patrick NshindanoChief Electoral Officer

Kryticous Nshindano - Chief Electoral Officer
Areas of Expertise
  • Project Management
  • Budgeting
  • Policy Analysis
  • Governance

Copperbelt 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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Mr. Kryticous Patrick Nshindano is the Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) of the Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ). He is responsible for spearheading the overall operations of the Commission and reports directly to the Commission.

Mr. Nshindano was appointed  as Commission CEO on 8th August, 2019. 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.


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