Dr Patrice Kandolo Kabeya hold a Ph.D. in Economics and International Development, University of Bradford, United Kingdom. His areas of expertise include: Water Management, Economic Analysis for Water Investment Projects, Water Institutional Development, Application of research to water economy, Econometrics, and applied economy for economic development.

He has lectured at various universities in the United Kingdom, and Western Balkans Countries. In the United Kingdom, he lectured at the University of Huddersfield, Leeds Beckett University, and University of Bradford. In the Western Balkans Countries, He lectured at EPOKA University in Albania. He worked for the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) Secretariat under the Investment Promotion and Private Sector Development Division.

Currently is the Senior Programme Officer- Water at Southern African Development Community (SADC) Secretariat, Water Division, Directorate of Infrastructure.