James MUCHIRA is Finance Manager at ICTSD. Earned a Bachelor of Commerce with a major in accounting and is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA). Mr Muchira worked for 20 years at the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) as Internal Auditor, Global Chief of Accounts and Regional Head of Finance & Administration. Also, worked as Projects Finance Accountant for the African Medical Research Foundation, as Management/Cost Accountant for Kenya Engineering Industries Ltd, and as Assistant Auditor for the Office of Kenyan Controller and Auditor General. He is a citizen of Kenya.