Akinyi J. Eurallyah is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya and a PhD Candidate in Law at Dalhousie University. She holds an LL.M in International Trade and Investment Laws in Africa from the University of Pretoria, South Africa. She is a published author and a consultant, with biases in the areas of international trade law, international investment laws, international dispute resolution, politico-economics, and Business and Human Rights.
She joins the Canada-Africa Chambers of Business as a Fellow, where she hopes to help find more ways of symbiotically strengthening the trade and investment ties between Canada and Africa. Her research focus during the Fellowship is on the African Continental Free Trade Area and the role of Canada as an ally in Africa’s prosperity. Her career objective is to advocate for reliable and pragmatic approaches towards self-sustenance among Africans through trade & investment financing, trade remedies, appropriate trade & investments dispute settlement and a functional human rights accountability framework.
Jason Etim-Bassey is an undergraduate student at Queen’s University where he is studying Politics, Philosophy, and Economics. He joins the chamber as a summer associate where he hopes to further explore his interests in commerce and international relations as they pertain to the African continent, while playing an important role supporting the Chamber's extensive operations.