Caleb Gichuhi

Africa Lead



Caleb is an explorer of digital spaces and has researched and applied various advanced technologies to address election violence, good governance, extremism, conflict mitigation and inclusive development. At Build Up he manages digital conflict programs, information ecosystems and depolarization projects in Africa. He also teaches data analytics for sustainable peace-building at the United Nations Systems Staff College (UNSSC) in Turin.

He has worked with different peace actors across Africa to respond to online harms such as hate speech, bullying and harassment, mis/disinformation and violent conflict by applying digital tools and engaging with technology companies. He has extensive experience and skills in digital transformation and engagement, media literacy, analytics, digital media monitoring and community building. Caleb also sits on the board of PeaceRep.