Mr Komi Tsowou is an economist and a trade & industrialization expert at the African Trade Policy Center of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. He previously served as economic analyst in charge of international trade, commodities and development at the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development in Geneva, Switzerland.
In his various roles at the United Nations, Komi has advised both public and private actors across Africa and beyond on various issues ranging from trade, industrialization and value chain development including under the AfCFTA context, commodities and market analysis to financing for development among others. Before joining the UN, Komi worked as an analyst in financial services and investments in Canada and as a consultant in Togo. He graduated in Quantitative Economics and possesses an MBA in Finance from University Laval, Canada.