Oni Oviri


Oni Oviri
Associate Editor

Oni Oviri is Associate Editor of Gulf Economics. She has written extensively about African trade issues and is an expert on global value chains. Email oni@gulfeconomics.eu


Oni has extensive knowledge and expertise in Public, Private and Third Sector Procurement, Supply Chain and Logistics Management. She holds a Master’s degree in Procurement and Supply from the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply; is MCIPS qualified; and is a Member of the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply. Oni currently lectures on Procurement and Supply to first and second year degree students. An avid entrepreneur, Oni is a Director of Sasare Associates, a consultancy advising on best practice Supply Chain and Logistics Management, and she is also an active shareholder in a recently launched beverages company importing specialised teas to the UK. Previously, Oni was a Business Development Specialist for one of the world’s top five leading medical health diagnostics groups, travelling extensively throughout Sub-Saharan Africa, reviewing the company’s supply chain as well as developing strategic relationships with government officials and NGO’s along with the African Development Bank, Crown Agents and the Global Fund Initiative. Oni received her first degree from Brunel University and has a working knowledge of French, German and Spanish.