David Luke

Senior Trade Advisor and Coordinator, UNDP

Dr. David Luke is the Senior Trade Advisor and Coordinator of the Trade and Human Development Unit of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Geneva, Switzerland. His experience encompasses policy management and analysis, trade negotiations, academic teaching and research. Before joining UNDP in 2001, David worked with UNECA and the OAU. He also held teaching positions at Dalhousie University, Canada and the Institute of Development Policy and Management at Manchester University, UK. Dr. Luke holds a Ph.D in African Political Economy from the London School of Oriental and African Studies as well as an M.Sc. Economics and a B.Sc. Honors Social Sciences from the London School of Economics.