Blessings Chinsinga is a Professor of Public Administration and the University of Malawi and IPOR’s co-founding partner of IPOR. He Holds a Doctor of Philosophy Degree in Development Studies from the University of Mainz in Germany. He has also studied at the University of Cambridge for his Master of Philosophy Degree in Development Studies and earlier graduated from the University of Malawi in Public Administration.
Professor Chinsinga has an extensive research and publishing portfolio in a number of areas including Political Economy, Agricultural subsidies, poverty alleviation programmes, land reforms, governance of the informal sector, to mention but a few. Professor Chinsinga also write a weekly column in the Sunday Times of Malawi on Political Economy.