Jayne Musumba is the Principal Knowledge Management Officer. In her role, she leads the development and the implementation of knowledge management activities of the Independent Development Evaluation (IDEV) of the African Development Bank (AfDB). She also manages the evaluation capacity development program of IDEV, which includes the Strengthening of National Evaluation Systems in Africa project, African Parliamentarians’ Network on Development Evaluation (APNODE), and the Evaluation Platform for Regional African Development Institutions (EPRADI).
Prior to joining the AfDB, she worked as Knowledge Management Specialist with the United Nations Development Programme, focusing on knowledge management, capacity development, and innovation. She established and managed both global networks on capacity development (Capacity-Net) and innovation for development (inno4Dev). Jayne also worked as a Sustainable Development Officer with the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN/DESA). In this role, one of her responsibilities included overseeing the implementation of the Small Island Developing States Network (SIDSnet) project, facilitating information and knowledge sharing related to the sustainable development of the small islands, which included issues such as climate change, renewable energy, biodiversity, marine conservation and sustainable tourism.
Jayne holds a Masters degree in Management from the New York University, and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Hunter College of the City University of New York.