Trade Promotion Expert, Business Generation and Networking

Ben Mohamed Imamo is Senior Programme Officer at the ITC. Within the Division of Business and Institutional Support, he is responsible for intra- and inter-regional trade promotion programs and inter-institutional strengthening trade support networks. As such, he contributed to the development and implementation capacity building programs for Trade Support Institutions in Africa and South-East Asia, promoting South-South trade and cooperation for Enterprises SMEs.
Before joining the International Trade Centre in December 2000, he was an official of the Government of the Union of Comoros and worked as Statistician for Central Department of Statistics, Ministry of Planning, and as Regional Director of Economic Affairs for the Ministry of Economy, Industry and Crafts.
He holds a degree in Statistics Engineer as well as post-graduate degrees in Development Studies and Economics. He further holds a diploma in Financial Policy Analysis and Applied Economics. He studied at the African and Mauritius Institute of Statistics and Applied Economics (IAMSEA) in Kigali (Rwanda), the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (IHEID) in Geneva (Switzerland), the University of Moncton (Canada) and the Institute of the International Monetary Fund in Washington DC.