Wanjiku Nyoike is a Development Planning Consultant at the Capacity Development Division of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA). She was previously a Research Associate working on policy, development and research at the Macroeconomic Policy Division of UNECA. Nyoike has also worked at the International Criminal Court, Oxfam Great Britain, the United Nations High Commission for Refugees and the United Nations Human Settlement Programme. She recently co-edited a book published by Palgrave on Regional Integration and Policy Challenges in Africa. Nyoike has a Masters degree in Public Policy from the University of Oxford and a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations from the United States International University.