Regional Programme Co-ordinator
Shelton Kanyanda is an expert in national statistical systems, including in statistics strategic planning. He has over 15 years of experience in strengthening and coordinating national statistical systems particularly from a developing country perspective. Currently, Shelton is the PARIS21 Programme Coordinator for Africa supporting statistical capacity building in Anglophone Africa. Prior to joining PARIS21, Shelton held the position of chief statistician at the National Statistics Office in Malawi working on household surveys and industrial statistics. He obtained his Master of Arts Degree in Economics from the University of East Anglia in the United Kingdom.