Our People

African Urban Institute diverse network of experts, researchers and staff all work together to produce high-quality research, policy recommendations and rigorous analysis of major issues affecting urban development in Africa.

Lawan Cheri

Nonresident Fellow, Urban Governance Programme

Maryjane Chikukwa

Researcher, Programmes Director

Dumisani Chirambo

Fellow, Environment & Sustainability

Innocent Chirisa

Nonresident Senior Fellow, Environment & Sustainability

Wanjiku Njoroge

Researcher, Director - Communications & Media

O'Brien Makore

Researcher, Membership Director

Kumbirayi Mhaka

Senior Researcher, Director - Research

Isaac Muchineripi

Senior Researcher, Executive Director

Amos Muganda

Managing Director - African Urban Associates

Tarirai Muoni

Nonresident Fellow, Environment & Sustainability

Archimedes Muzenda

Senior Researcher, Director - Centre for Urban Practice

Leona Gumede

Administrator, Meetings Manager

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