Capacity Building Coordinator
David comes with over 14 years of pre and post-conflict peacebuilding, security sector reforms, and community security stabilization experience. He joins PIND from United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) where, as Security Sector Reform Officer, he was responsible for building capacity of core, non-statutory and oversight security institutions in South Sudan on the nexus between security and sustainable peace and development. He also lectured as Assistant Professor at the Centre for Peace and Development Studies, University of Juba and a visiting instructor at the South Sudan National Defense Academic Centre on volunteer bases during the UN mission engagement. Previously, he served as Programme Coordinator with Peacebuilding and Humanitarian Initiatives (PEHI) in Nigeria where he operationalized multi-track diplomacy at grassroots in Akwa Ibom State. He holds PhD and master degrees in Peace and Conflict Studies, University of Ibadan, Master in Public and Development Administration, and Bachelor of Science in Political Science from University of Calabar, Nigeria.