An economist and researcher, Mtwalo Msoni is a Global Tax Advisor at ActionAid Nigeria, working predominantly on taxation of extractive industries in Africa. He was previously the National Coordinator of the Publish What You Pay (PWYP), Zambia Coalition
He has practical experience leading on theoretical, analytical and field research, making use of statistical analysis and economic data. He has led and co-authored more than eight research papers on extractive industry, extractive governance and economic justice. Mr Msoni served four years on the Zambia Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative (ZEITI) Board.
Mr Msoni has expertise in evidence-based advocacy working at the community, national and regional levels and global levels, namely on: taxation, natural resource governance, national budgeting and planning, environmental protection and sustainable development.
In addition to this, Mr Msoni has proven expertise in institutional capacity development and coalition building. He has worked in over 17 mining host communities.