Uchechi Anyanwu is a legal and anti-corruption officer for the Center for Anti-Corruption and Democratic Trust at the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES), where she manages a global anti-corruption project funded by the U.S. government and supports the development of research, tools, and programming on legal, justice, and anti-corruption work. Before joining IFES, Uchechi worked as a program officer at the Embassy of Switzerland in Abuja, contributing to the management and coordination of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) humanitarian aid portfolio in northeast Nigeria. She previously worked with the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) in Nigeria and the Superior Court of New Jersey. She holds an LL.M. in law, development and governance from SOAS, University of London; a Juris Doctor degree in common law from Loyola University New Orleans College of Law, New Orleans; and a bachelor's degree in psychology from Howard University. She is admitted to the New York Bar.