Mr Phillip Madinga

Mr. Phillip Madinga (Chairman) is currently the Chief Commercial Officer – Business at NBS Bank Plc. A banker by profession and an economist by training, he holds a Bachelor of Social Science degree from the University of Malawi and a Bachelor of Business Management and Administration (Hons) degree and an MBA, both from the University of Stellenbosch Graduate School of Business, South Africa. Mr. Madinga has extensive experience in banking, having worked for First Merchant Bank, FDH Bank, Standard Bank, Indebank, Nedbank and Ecobank. He is also a member of the National Planning Commission. Mr. Madinga has been Chairman of the Board since 2015.

Mr Anderson Kulugomba

Mr Anderson Kulugomba is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and a Certified Public Accountant. He holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Derby in the U.K. He has held various senior positions at Nedbank (where he served as Managing Director), National Bank, ADMARC and Cold Storage. Mr Kulugomba has also held various Board and leadership positions. He has been on the Board since 2013.

Mr Gladson Kuyeri

Mr Gladson Kuyeri is a Fellow and Chartered Marketer with a background in electronic Payment Systems, Telecoms and Retail Management. He holds a Master of Communications Management from the University of Strathclyde, UK and a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Malawi. He is the current Chief Commercial Officer at Malawi Telecommunications Limited. He has held various senior positions in Business Development with Malawi Switch Centre Limited and Telekom Networks Malawi Limited. He has been on the Board since 2017.

Dr. George Partridge

Dr. George Partridge joined the Board in June 2018 following Press Corporation plc’s acquisition of a 15% shareholding in Sunbird, previously owned by Mr Noel Hayes. He is the current Group Chief Executive Officer for Press Corporation plc. He has previously held the position of Chief Executive Officer for National Bank of Malawi plc prior to which he served in various capacities at the Reserve Bank of Malawi. Dr. Partridge was instrumental in the formation of the Institute of Bankers of Malawi, where he served as its first President. In his own right, Dr. Partridge has over the years served on a number of private and public sector boards and national economic advisory committees. Currently, he is Chairman of Malawi Airlines. In recognition of his achievements and service to society, he was awarded in 2015 an honorary Doctorate of Philosophy (Ph.D) degree in Leadership and Management by the University of Malawi.

Mr. Charlie Msusa

Mr. Charlie Msusa is currently the Director, Projects Development and Transactions at Public Private Partnerships Commission. He holds a B.Sc. (Engineering) degree from the University of Malawi, an MBA from the University of Wales – UK, a Diploma in Environmental Management from Galilee College – Israel and he is a Certified Public – Private Partnership Specialist and Regulation Specialist, both under Loughborough University. Mr Msusa has previously held various senior positions at Lilongwe Water Board. He has been on the Board since 2017.

Dr. Ken Ndala

Dr Ken Ndala is currently the Principal Secretary for Industry, Trade and Tourism. He also served as Principal Secretary for Education, Science and Technology and Director for Education Planning in the same ministry. Over the past 10 years, his area of specialisation has been Educational Policy, Planning and Leadership. Ken Ndala holds a Ph.D from the University of Witwatersrand, RSA, a Master in Educational Planning and Leadership from the University of Massachusetts, USA and an International Diploma in Educational Management and Planning from the International Institute of Education, Planning in France. Ken Ndala has also served as Lecturer in Educational Planning at the University of Malawi, Chancellor College. His first degree was a Bachelor of Education majoring in Mathematics, Statistics and Physics. Dr Ndala has been on the Board since 1 January 2018.

Mr Cliff Kenneth Chiunda 

Mr Cliff Kenneth Chiunda is the current Secretary to Treasury in the Ministry of Finance Economic Planning and Development. Mr Chiunda has served the Government of Malawi as an economist since 1998. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from the University of Malawi and a Master’s Degree in Economic Planning and Development Policy from the University of Wales Swansea in the United Kingdom.

He has worked for a long time in the areas of development planning; program and project management; public, private partnerships; budget planning and execution; expenditure monitoring and public financial management and operations, poverty analysis and promotion of industry, trade and tourism.

Mrs Violette Claire Santhe

Mrs Violette Claire Santhe is the Chief Executive Officer of the Bankers Association of Malawi (BAM). She is both a qualified accountant (FCCA) and a qualified banker (CAIB). She has wealth of expertise and leadership from the banking and financial industry. Prior to joining BAM, she worked as Director of Finance for Malawi Housing Corporatio.

Mrs Santhe is also an expert in project management and projects investment appraisal and holds the Galileo Master Certificate (GMC) in Renewable Energy Management and Finance awarded by the European Centre of Technology (ECT).

Mr Allan Hans Muhome

Mr Allan Hans Muhome is a Legal Practitioner of over 10 years’ corporate experience. He holds an LLB (Hons) and an MBA both from the University of Malawi. He has interest in commercial law and has authored three books on commercial aspects of the law in Malawi. He has served as secretary to the Board since 2017.

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