Our Team

Administrative Staff

Peter Kiuluku

Peter Kiuluku

Executive Director

Peter Kiuluku has been an International Business Consultant with specialist skills in Corporate Strategy and Marketing. He previously managed the Global Leadership and Management Sustainability Programme and was Manager for Marketing and Business Development at ESAMI. He holds a MBA in Strategic Management from ESAMI and an MPhil from Maastricht School of Management.

Mpafya Mutapa (FZICA, FCMA, CGMA).

Mpafya Mutapa (FZICA, FCMA, CGMA).

Principal Finance and Administration Officer

Mr. Mutapa oversees the financial and administration functions of trapca. He is a Chartered Management Accountant with vast experience in finance and accounting. Holding an MBA from Ulyanovsk State University, Bachelor Degree In Accounts (Athlone Institute of Technology Ireland), FCMA (Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants), CGMA (Chartered Global Management Accountants), and a member of FZICA (Fellow of Zambia Institute of Chartered Accountants). He has over 10 years experience in finance and management accounting and also commands strong management skills. Prior to joining trapca, Mr. Mutapa held positions at National AIDS Council and Zambian Breweries Plc. a subsidiary of SABMiller’.

Bertha Maturo

Bertha Maturo

Accounts Assistant

Provides finance and administration assistance to the Principal Finance and Administration Officer for the day-to-day activities. She has more than five years experience in accounts, finance and project management skills. She hold a Post Graduate Diploma in Accounting (PGDA) and Advance Diploma in Accounting(ADA) from the Institute of Accountancy Arusha, a Member of National Board of Accounts and Auditors(NBAA). She previously worked with The School of St Jude  (Mainly Australian donor funded NGO) as Payroll and Accounts officer.

Ms. Pauline Jane Khamis

Ms. Pauline Jane Khamis

Academic Support Clerk

Ms. Pauline is the academic support clerk at trapca. She holds Bachelor of Business Administration (Marketing) from Mount Meru University, Arusha, Tanzania and a Diploma in Marketing from the Sinon College Arusha, Tanzania. Prior to current position, she held position of Office Assistant at trapca.

Anne Raphael Mrosso

Anne Raphael Mrosso

Office Assistant

Ms. Mrosso is an office assistant at trapca. She holds a Diploma in Business Administration from Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Arusha, Tanzania. She also holds a Diploma in International Air Ticketing from Makair Travel Academy, Tanzania, an IATA accredited training and exam center dedicated to providing travel, leisure and management Knowledge/Education. Previous she worked at Precision Air Ltd as reservations officer and at World Vision as Data Entry.

Emil Athanase Karume

Emil Athanase Karume

Driver/Clerk

Mr. Karume works at trapca as a Driver and Clerk. He holds an engineering and electrical  TRADE TEST,  from Kenya Railways Institutes and a certificate in PASTEL from Arion College, Tanzania.

Academic Staff

Hans Falck,  Ph.D.

Hans Falck, Ph.D.

Academic Director

Hans holds is trapca’s Academic Director and he hold a Doctorate in Economics from Lund University and works as Senior Lecturer in Economics at Lund University. He has published on Development Economics and Africa.
Designation: Senior lecturer and Academic Director

Bourdet Yves, Ph.D.

Bourdet Yves, Ph.D.

Academic Programme Advisor

Associate Professor of Economics at Lund University. He previously worked as an International Consultant for International Organizations. His fields of interest: International Trade, Economic Integration, Labour Economics, Applied Industrial Economics. Yves Bourdet has published several books and articles in professional reviews.

Caiphas Chekwoti , Ph.D

Caiphas Chekwoti , Ph.D

Trade Policy Expert

Trade Policy Economist with a bias in Quantitative Analysis. He manages the Academic Department. He holds a Doctorate Degree in Economics from University of Dar es Salaam. Previously was a lecturer of Economics at Makerere University. His research interests include Trade Reforms and Competitiveness. He has been involved in various researches and consultancies on Trade Policy as well as Development Issues.

Fredrik Wilhelmsson, Ph.D

Fredrik Wilhelmsson, Ph.D

Academic Programme Advisor

Fredrik Wilhelmsson holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Lund University. His research is oriented towards International Trade and the Agricultural sector. Frederick is a Policy Analyst at AgriFood Economics Centre, Lund University.

Joakim Gullstrand , Ph.D

Joakim Gullstrand , Ph.D

Associate Professor of Economics

Joakim is trapca’s Deputy Academic Director, as well as an Associate Professor of Economics at Lund University. He is Research Fellow at the Leverhulme Centre for Research on Globalisation and Economic Policy at Nottingham University. He holds a Doctorate in Economics from Lund University and has published widely on International Trade.

Karin Olofsdotter,  Ph.D

Karin Olofsdotter, Ph.D

Academic Programme Advisor

Karin Olofsdotter is an associate Professor (Docent), Department of Economics, Lund University. Her research is mainly empirical and revolves around different aspects of Globalization and Regional Integration. The main focus is on Trade and Foreign Direct Investment and some of her work has dealt with Economic Integration with a special focus on the European Union (EU). Currently, Karin Olofsdotter is focusing on the organization of firms with international linkages, and on the effects of Trade Facilitation on Foreign Direct Investment.

Maria Perssons, Ph.D

Maria Perssons, Ph.D

Academic Programme Advisor

Maria is an Associate Professor, Department of Economics, Lund University. Her research is mainly International Trade, Development and Economic Integration.

Nilsson Therese,   Ph.D

Nilsson Therese, Ph.D

Academic Programme Advisor

Holds a Doctorate in Economics from Lund University and with research oriented towards Development Economics and the measurement of inequality and poverty. She coordinates specialised short courses and the Master of Science Programme in International Trade Policy and Trade Law.

Thokozani James Ngwira

Thokozani James Ngwira

Trade Law Expert

Holds an LLM in International Trade and International Environmental Law from University of London (UCL) and a Post Graduate Certificate in Trade Finance from Middlesex University (IFF). He previously served as a lecturer at the Faculty of Law, University of Malawi. He has been involved in various researches and consultancies on Trade and Environment. He has also previously worked as a Lecturer in Law and Deputy Dean for the Faculty of Law at the University of Malawi. He is an Advocate admitted to the Malawi bar representing clients in the Supreme Court, High Court and Subordinate Courts. He is currently undertaking research in investment regulatory frameworks in Africa.

Tsotetsi Makong

Tsotetsi Makong

Trade Facilitation Expert

Holds MSc in International Trade Policy and Trade Law, LLM in Intellectual Property and Technology Law and LLM in Computer and Communications Law respectively from Lund University, University of Liverpool and Queen Mary University of London. He also holds a post graduate certificate in Trade Finance from Middlesex University. Previously he was counsellor at the Lesotho Mission in Geneva and chair of WTO Committees on Trade Related Investment Measures and Import Licensing, Coordinator and Chief negotiator of G77 and China Geneva Chapter, expert level Coordinator and Chief Negotiator of the African Group on WTO issues and lead negotiator of the ACP group on trade and environment and for the LDCs on non-agricultural market access. Further more, he was expert negotiator of LDCs Group’s negotiations on TRIPS flexibilities and LDCs services waiver as well as Africa Groups chief negotiator on WTO’s trade facilitation Agreement.

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