Etiyel Chibira has over 18 years’ experience on cross-border road transport policy and regulation, regional transport systems and trade facilitation. He serves on many technical committees and working groups focusing on transport and trade facilitation in Southern Africa. Etiyel’s research has focused on corridor performance, regional transport systems, challenges affecting cross-border road transport, road safety and trade facilitation in Southern Africa. His qualifications include a BSc Honours Degree in transport studies from the University of Zimbabwe and an MSc in Project Management. Etiyel has worked in both government and private sectors and has deep understanding of the regional transport environment. He is currently working for the Cross-Border Road Transport Agency.