Samuel Kaninda is from the Democratic Republic of the Congo. He is a Regional Coordinator of West Africa at Transparency International Secretariat.
He joined Transparency International in April 2013 as Programme Coordinator, Public Sector Integrity, in the Sub-Saharan Africa department, a position he held until May 2014. Before joining TI, Samuel worked as Senior Technical Officer for the United Cities and Local Government of Africa – Southern Africa Regional Office (UCLGA-SARO) based in Harare, Zimbabwe. His previous work experience includes capacity building of local government associations, coordination of a multi-country programme on water and sanitation and regional advocacy for local government recognition towards the achievement of Millennium Development Goals. Samuel’s academic background is Public Management.