Caleb Gichuhi


Caleb is a specialist in Information Communication and Technology for Development
(ICT4D). He has over 8 years’ experience in applying technology to peacebuilding
approaches to address violent conflict in Africa. He has researched and applied
various digital tools to address election violence, good governance, violent extremism
and conflict mitigation. Caleb has extensive experience working on hate speech,
misinformation/disinformation and incitement to violence. He has collaborated with
various actors to develop and implement conflict early warning and response
systems, digitally map conflict, identify and monitor hate speech online, develop
training modules on digital engagement in conflict contexts and monitor elections. He
has skills in social media listening, data and network analysis, strategic
communications, conflict analysis and community building.
Caleb works as the Africa Lead at Build up. He holds a Bsc in Information
Technologies and a Master’s in Information Communication and Technology for
Development from the University of Manchester.