Stephen has over 10 years of experience in governance, development, nonviolent and civil resistance, conflict management and anti-corruption. He has been extensively involved in conflict prevention, conflict and crime management program design and implementation for both civil society organisations, donor agencies such as Partnership for Transparency Fund-USA, UNDP, Work Bank and several government departments and ministries.

Moreover, he has more than 5 years of experience in research consultancy on governance, peace and democracy nationally, and more than 4 years of experience with international consultancy on people power, conflict analysis, democracy and governance appraisal for both academic and non-academic institutions such as; the University of Gothenburg’s Department of Political Science’s Variety of Democracy Initiative, Freedom for All-USA’s Anti-Trafficking and Humanitarian Aid program as well as Global Integrity’s Governance Index.

In addition, he is also a fellow of the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy where he earned a Professional Diploma in Civil Resistance and Advanced Nonviolent Conflict in 2013. Since then he has successfully executed and participated in several program assignments on nonviolent conflict prevention, justice and peace in both Europe, North America, East, West and Central Africa supported by the International Center on Nonviolent Conflict [ICNC-USA].