Dr. Henry Mwanyika serves as PATH’s Center of Digital and Data Excellence Regional Director for Africa.
With more than 20 years of experience in both the commercial ICT sector and the public sector, Dr.
Mwanyika is a trusted advisor to governments across Africa. In his current role, he supports government
and NGOs in their digital transformation journeys through development of vision, the creation of road
maps that support the design, investment, and implementation of end-to-end, integrated digital
Dr. Mwanyika has worked with several governments in Africa to develop a vision for digital
transformation for example in Zambia, Eswatini, South Africa, Kenya, Ghana, and the Democratic
Republic of the Congo.
Dr. Mwanyika holds a PhD in Health Informatics from the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute at
the University of Basel in Switzerland, an MSc. in business and information technology systems from the
University of Strathclyde in the UK, and a BSc in computer science from the University of the West of