Olivier Musafiri

Olivier Musafiri, International Trade Expert – Canada. Olivier Musafiri is working at Trade Facilitation Office (TFO) Canada. In his role, he is responsible for the design, implementation, monitoring and reporting for Gender focused trade-related activities in the Region.Olivier has solid project management experience from different countries in Africa and Canada. This includes working as a Program Manager for UN Women’s Regional program where among other things he coordinated bilateral projects between UN Women and the Governments of Rwanda, Burundi and DRC on cross border trade, agriculture and value chain initiatives. Recently, he has worked as Gender Advisor with Vets without Borders Canada for its programme in Kenya and in South Sudan with the Canadian Midwives Association.Olivier has outstanding experience in gender mainstreaming and capacity building, results based monitoring and evaluation with a number of different donors including Global Affairs, USAID, UN agencies, Norway and NEPAD. Olivier speaks over 5 languages including French, English and Swahili and holds different graduate degrees from Business, Public Policy including “Disruptive Strategy” Executive Education from Harvard Business School.