Mr. Kryticous Patrick NshindanoChief Electoral Officer
- Project Management
- Policy Analysis
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.
printing of the Presidential, Mayoral, National Assembly and Local Government ballots is complete at 100%.July 23, 2021
Overall progress is at 95% with the Presidential ballots completed at 100%, Mayoral ballots completed at 100%, National Assembly completed at 100% and Local Government ballots at 79%.July 19, 2021
Visually impaired voters who are braille literate will be able to vote with tactile ballot jackets in the 2021 General Election.July 18, 2021