Dr. Edward Kafeero is Associate Professor for International Trade Law & Customs at the University of Dubai and former researcher at the Department of Customs and Excise, Law Faculty, at the University of Muenster in Germany. He is a lecturer of international trade law, Trade and Development in East Africa, Legal Issues of Economic Integration, and Public International Law; working closely with the University of Muenster, Uganda Martyrs University, Kigali Independent University and the Ugandan Ministry of Trade, Industry and Cooperatives.
Edward is the Director of "KED Consult Ltd" which is one of the leading customs and international trade consulting company in Africa. For over ten years Edward has taught and facilitated a number of capacity-building seminars and workshops on international trade and customs in many African countries. His most recent publication (co-authored with Prof. H.-M. Wolffgang) is titled: "Legal thoughts on merging trade facilitation, safety & security".
Edward completed his master’s degree and doctorate in law from the University of Muenster where he previously worked as assistant to course coordinator of the Master of Customs Administration, Law and Policy degree course. He also worked (as an intern) at the headquarters of the World Customs Organization in Brussels under the Tariff and Trade Directorate.