Shimukunku Manchishi

  • Researcher
  • Zambia Institute for Policy Analysis and Research



Shimukunku Manchishi holds a Master of Science Degree in International Trade Policy and Law from Lund University (Sweden).  He also holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from the University of Zambia.

An Economist with professional experience spanning over 5 years, his areas of interest include research in International Economics, International Trade Agreements and Private Sector Development. He has written on subjects such as the Africa Continental Free Trade Area, Brexit, US- China Trade War, Special Economic Zones and Diversification in Zambia. He previously worked for the Zambia Development Agency (2014 – 2018) as an Export Development Officer and is currently a Researcher in the Trade and Investment Unit of the Zambia Institute for Policy Analysis and Research where he has been since 2018.  In his free time, Shimukunku likes to read, exercise and watch sport.