Anthony Akwenyu is an economist and development policy professional with extensive experience in the nonprofit sector. He currently serves as the Chief of Party for the Norwegian Refugee Council-led Resilience program in southern Sudan, overseeing a $30 million USD program focused on livelihoods and food security, disaster risk reduction, nutrition, gender-based violence, conflict resolution, and early warning systems. Previously, he held senior positions in programs implemented by Save the Children, World Vision, and worked as a consultant for organizations such as War Child Holland, and CARE International. Through his work, Anthony has gained expertise in program management, stabilization efforts, education, food security, and data analysis. He holds a Bachelor of Statistics and Applied Economics degree from Makerere University, Uganda, and a MIT MicroMaster’s certificate in Data, Economics, and Development Policy. Anthony’s areas of passion within the nonprofit sector include empowering children, women, and youth, and he currently resides in Juba, South Sudan, where he enjoys building strong relationships with his colleagues and sharing laughter.