School of Transnational Governance

Joshua Gimba



Fellowship period: 1 September 2020 - 31 January 2021

Topic: De-risking European private sector investments for Africa's infrastructural development

Joshua Gimba is a political economist and international development professional with over eight years’ experience in providing policy oriented research and advice in the fields of development financing, and impact assessment of sustainable development. Working as a Policy Specialist in the United Nations Development Programme, Joshua has extensive knowledge and practical experience in assisting developing countries design and execute technical assistance programmes, building collaborative frameworks to tackle transnational challenges.

Joshua holds an MA in international political economy of development (University of Birmingham). As a fellow at the EUI, Joshua intends to focus on the role of non-state actors in development cooperation, specifically on how leveraging public sector resources to de-risk European private sector investments for Africa's social and physical infrastructure development could catalyse much needed investments for Africa.