Abass Chernor Bundu (born in Gbinti, Port Loko District) is a Sierra Leonean politician, diplomat and educationist. He is currently the northern regional chairman of the Sierra Leone People’s Party (SLPP). He is the older brother of Ibrahim Bundu, who is the majority leader of the Sierra Leone Parliament. From 1989 to 1993, Bundu was the executive secretary of the Economic Community of West African States. Bundu was the head of several ministries in Sierra Leone, including Foreign Affairs and Agriculture. He was the presidential candidate of the now defunct Progressive People’s Party (PPP) in the 1996 Sierra Leone presidential election, where he was defeated in the first round of voting after winning 2.9% of the votes. Born into a prominent Bundu family in the rural town of Gbinti, Port Loko District in the north of Sierra Leone, Bundu holds both a Bachelor and a Master of Laws from the Australian National University in Canberra, Australia and a PhD in economics from the University of Cambridge in England.