New public policy advisor appointed at Foodgrains Bank

Thursday, January 11, 2018

Nyambura Githaiga has been appointed senior policy advisor in the public policy department at Canadian Foodgrains Bank.

Nyambura brings a strong background in peace and conflict issues to the role. Her experience includes working for the Conflict & Risk Analysis Division of the Institute for Security Studies where she conducted field research on conflict in Burundi, DR Congo, Kenya and Rwanda.

Most recently, Nyambura completed a PhD in political science from the University of Ottawa, focusing on peacebuilding in Kenya. She also holds an MA in conflict transformation from
Eastern Mennonite University, and a BA in communications from Daystar University in Nairobi.

Nyambura also brings experience working for the Africa, Middle East and Emergency response program of The United Church of Canada, and for the Secretariat of the Fellowship of Christian Councils and Churches in the Great Lakes & Horn of Africa.

Nyambura is originally from Kenya and has lived the last several years in Canada. She attends a Baptist church in Ottawa.

–Amanda Thorsteinsson, Communications Coordinator