Kristophina was formerly a Digital Media Practitioner at the central bank of Namibia. She led the implementation of the Bank’s first digital communication strategy, bridging economic policy and technology. Being at the center of the financial sector in Namibia as well as prior working experiences in the private sector has highlighted the need to critically examine the extent to which data is governed, shared, and used for public good. A cause which will be the focus of her work going forward.

She holds a bachelor’s degree in Communications from the Namibia University of Science and Technology & a master’s degree from the London School of Economics and Political Sciences focusing on Data and Society.

By Kristophina Shilongo