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Trademark Africa

Reginal Director

Monica Hangi

An innovative thinker and a very knowledgeable trade and development expert with 15 years of experience in strategic leadership & governance, planning and implementation of trade facilitation initiatives in the East African region, and delivering revolutionary solutions in partnership with Ministries and agencies from the public sector, and the private sector. A results-driven individual with a strong delivery record; experienced in strategic networking, fundraising, and donor and stakeholder management.

Currently working with TradeMark Africa (TMA), an aid-for-trade organisation that supports growth and prosperity in Africa through increased trade, as the Regional Director responsible for East and Central African country programmes. Leading and managing the delivery of programmes in Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, Democratic Republic of Congo, Burundi and South Sudan.

A dynamic leader with experience in strategy development, team management, and managing political dynamics and engagements for robust programming and delivery. Also, very instrumental towards informed decision-making with strong problem-solving skills.



Trademark Africa (TMA)

TradeMark Africa (TMA), formerly TradeMark East Africa, is an Aid-for-Trade organisation that was established in 2010, with the aim of growing prosperity through increased trade. TMA operates on a not-for-profit basis and is funded by: Belgium, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Canada, Denmark, the European Union, Finland, France, Ireland, the Netherlands, Norway, the United Kingdom and the United States of America. TMA works closely with regional intergovernmental organisations, including the African Union (AU), the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Secretariat, the East Africa Community (EAC), the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), the Common Market for East and Southern Africa (COMESA), the Southern Africa Customs Union (SACU), national Governments, the private sector and civil society organisations.