Ricky Simasiku works for the Ministry of Higher Education, Training and Innovation as a vocational teacher at the Loudaima Institute of Technical and Vocational Training in the Republic of Congo. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Relations, a Higher Certificate in Management, an Advanced Certificate in Geography Education, a Certificate in Environmental Education, and a Diploma in Education. He is currently enrolled for a BA Honours degree in International Politics at the University of South Africa.
He is a 2018 alum of the YALI Regional Leadership Centre-Southern Africa in the Public Management and Governance track. He is also the 2019 YALI-SA Namibia Country Chapter Coordinator.
Ricky is a keen scholar of international affairs and he has interest in peace and conflict resolution and in diplomacy.