Meet Our Leadership
We are proud of our committed and diverse staff.
Dr. Roukaya Kasenally
Roukaya Kasenally is a democracy scholar and Associate Professor at the University of Mauritius. Kasenally is associated with several institutions namely she is the Chair of the Electoral Institute for Sustainable Democracy in Africa (EISA), a member of the International Advisory Board of the Electoral Integrity Project (EIP) as well as Series Editor of ‘Small State Studies’ (Routledge). Kasenally has researched and published in the area of democratic and media governance, elite non accountability, intrusive technology, and Chinese soft power. She is the co-founder of a number of think tanks in Mauritius that support citizen capacity building on democratic rights and responsibilities. She was a Reagan – Fascell Democracy Fellow at the National Endowment for Democracy (NED) in 2011 and a Draper Hills Fellow, Centre on Democracy, Development and Rule of Law, Stanford University (2015). She holds a PhD from the University of Sheffield.
EISA Board of Directors
EISA’s board of directors consists of a diverse group of experts in the field of African elections and good governance from a wide array of backgrounds, including academia, government and non-governmental organisations, and Business.
EISA Head Office Management
EISA in an African organisation with a Head Office in Johannesburg guiding and supporting the work driven by our regional and field offices across the continent.
EISA Field Office Directors
The EISA Field offices are established to pursue specific objectives aligned to the organisations mission of promoting credible elections, citizen participation, and strong political institutions for sustainable democracy on the continent. These offices pursue specific objectives, on a permanent bases where these are broad, or on a temporary basis when objectives are more circumscribed.