Linda works on trade, investment and economic transformation. She has focussed on trade facilitation and export-led manufacturing in East Africa, on the role of trade policy in promoting industrialisation and on the economic transformation impact of foreign investment in Myanmar. In particular, she is interested in the role of China in developing countries.
Prior to joining, Linda was working as a consultant for the Economic Policy and Strategy Practice at Maxwell Stamp PLC, where she managed the company’s projects on trade negotiations and access to finance in East and West Africa, as well as Central Asia.
Linda worked as country economist for the International Growth Centre, Rwanda. Based in Kigali, she worked on the programme’s portfolio in the areas of trade and regional integration, tax policy and administration, and urbanisation.
Linda started her career as an ODI Fellow for the Ministry of African Community Affairs, Uganda, where she supported the implementation of the regional integration agenda and she provided research inputs to the policy processes.
She has also worked for the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations.
- 28 November 2020, China Africa Project10 November 2020, Welternährung
- 30 September 2020, cssn.cn12 June 2020, The Diplomat
- 2 June 2020, The Diplomat4 May 2020, Alo Uc
- 17 April 2020, Wall Street Journal17 December 2019
- The New Silk Roads – The Chinese formula for development (Le Nuove Vie della Seta – La formula cinese dello sviluppo)7 May 2019, China Files22 July 2018, South China Morning Post