Njoya Tikum

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Njoya Tikum is a non​-​remunerated strategic adviser with Maendeleo ​G​roup. He has over 10 years of experience in political and economic governance, human rights, rule of law and access to justice work. Currently, he is the Regional Anti-corruption and Economic Governance Advisor for UNDP Africa. In this capacity, he leads UNDP’s efforts to strengthen capacities of African governments and regional organizations to prevent and combat Corruption, Illicit Financial Flows and related development and economic governance challenges in Sub-Saharan Africa. Prior to this, based in the Regional Bureau for Africa in New York, Njoya served as the Project Manager for UNDP Africa’s Regional Project on Community Security and Peace Consolidation in the Sahel, managed UNDP’s Access to Justice and Rule of Law programme in South Sudan and worked as Policy Specialist and Special Assistant to UNDP’s Global Director of Democratic Governance Group in the Bureau for Development Policy in New York.

Before joining UNDP, Njoya was a corporate and civil litigating attorney in Cameroon and New York. He served as a Senior Human Rights Fellow at the Human Rights Institute in Columbia University School of Law. He is the founder and co-founder of a number of human rights and social justice based organizations in his native country of Cameroon (Centre for Public Interest Law in Cameroon and The Tort for Tortured Victims Center). Identified as an Emerging Leader by the German Marshall Fund for the United States, He is a Yale Greenberg World Fellow at the Jackson Institute for Global Affairs at Yale University, USA, holds a Master Degree in International Contracts and Human Rights Law from Columbia University School of Law, New York, an LLM in International Business Law from the Central European University, Hungary, and a Maîtres en Droit and an LLB from the University of Yaoundé II SOA, Cameroon

 Njoya Tikum
Njoya Tikum
Strategic Adviser
Maendeleo Group
Yaounde, Cameroon
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