Nankunda is a Director and co-founder of Hook Tangaza, a London based consulting, research and advisory firm working globally with firms, institutions and governments to build more competitive businesses, stronger institutions and better regulated markets in the legal services sector.
Nankunda is also the convenor and co-founder of the African Law & Tech Network. ALT Network aims to build the African legal and tech ecosystem by facilitating the growth of enabling regulatory environments for the tech sector, supporting legal technological entrepreneurship and contributing to efficiency in the delivery of the legal services and access to justice across the continent. She also co-founded the African Corporate and Government Counsel Forum (ACGC), the only professional association for African in-house lawyers.
Previously, Nankunda held senior positions at the Commonwealth Lawyers’ Association and the Law Society of England and Wales most latterly, as Head of International Policy. Her work there focused on leading policy reform efforts for services liberalisation and regulatory good practice in key emerging markets and working with firms on international business growth strategies. Nankunda graduated in political science from the University of Toronto and holds an MSc in International Public Policy from University College London (UCL) and an MA in Development Studies from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) at the University of London. Nankunda was recognised by Thomson Reuters’ Powerlist 2014 and 2015 of the 100 most influential people of African or African Caribbean heritage for services to the UK legal sector. Nankunda is currently Co-Chair of the International Bar Association’s (IBA) African Regional Forum.