James Shikwati

James Shikwati is a Kenyan development economist and founder of the independent consulting firm, »Inter Region Economic Network«, and the economic newspaper »The African Executive«. He is chairman of »SIFE Kenya«, which supports market-based thought at universities. He also writes as a commentator on development, environment, trade and agriculture. In 2008 he was counted among the »Young Global Leaders« by the World Economic Forum.