Tendayi Kureya

HPI Associate, Information and Policy

Tendayi Kureya has over 20 years development experience across Africa, including Ethiopia, Lesotho, Malawi, Namibia, Swaziland, Somaliland, South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe. His areas of expertise include survey design and implementation, information management, communication, policy analysis, grant management, and capacity development. He is an environment engineer and statistician by training, and has led more than 15 large statistical surveys from design, data collection, entry, analysis and reporting in different countries.

Tendayi is the Chief Executive Officer for Development Data which operates in Namibia, Zambia and Zimbabwe. He is also a part time Policy Analyst for the Food Agriculture and Natural Resources Policy Analysis Network (FANRPAN). He previously consulted on Irish Aid’s Zimbabwe HIV and AIDS programme. Additionally, he a board member of the Medical Research Council of Zimbabwe and an Associate of the University of Zimbabwe’s Statistics Department.

He has worked for the government of Zimbabwe and a wide variety of national and international development partners. Tendayi has also been heavily involved in advocacy with a particular emphasis on equity and meaningful stakeholder involvement for development.