Mr. Otto Saki is a human rights lawyer, with a keen interest in governance issues, regional economic communities, civil society and supra national human rights mechanisms. He holds a Bachelor of Laws Honours Degree (LLB) from University of Zimbabwe (2003) and Masters in Law (LLM) from Columbia Law School (2008) obtained under a human rights fellowships program. For his Master’s program, Otto focused on practical human rights interventions in the Americas (refugees, citizenship), enforcement of international law, mass media and economic development, transitional justice, impunity and human rights advocacy, among others. He interned with premier regional human rights organizations such as Southern African Human Rights Trust (SAHRIT), the Institute for Human Rights and Development in Africa (IHRDA) (The Gambia). Otto joined Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights (ZLHR) in August 2003 as the first Projects Lawyer in a staff compliment of three. After leaving ZLHR in 2009, Otto joined USAID as the Deputy Office Director for the Democracy, Rights and Governance Office until his resignation in August 2013.