Dorothy Tembo
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Dorothy Tembo

Dorothy Tembo
Ag. Executive Director, International Trade Centre

Ms Dorothy Tembo has served as the acting Executive Director of the International Trade Centre since January 2020. She was previously Deputy Executive Director of ITC from June 2014.


Before her roles at ITC, Ms Tembo served as the Executive Director of the multi-donor funded Enhanced Integrated Framework Programme (EIF) at the World Trade Organization (WTO).


She has previously served as Chief Trade Negotiator and Director of Foreign Trade in the Ministry of Commerce, Trade and Industry of Zambia. She also served as a Trade and Investment Advisor on the USAID Zambia Trade and Investment Enhancement Project (ZAMTIE) project in Lusaka, providing support to the Ministry of Commerce, Trade and Industry and the private sector.


She holds a degree in Economics from the University of Zambia.


She was listed in the second publication of 100 Most Influential African Women in 2020 by Avance Media.