Meet The Team
KENNY H. MAKALA
Kenny is a lawyer and is senior partner of Makala & Company. He is a director of various Zambian institutions including Makaland Agricultural Enterprises Limited, Lofty Reflections Limited, Sunrise Property Limited, C&K Consultancy Limited, Pivot Capital Finance Company Limited, Avionix Services Limited, Nabuzoka Limited and Bayport Financial Services Limited.
Muna is the Group Chief Executive Officer of African Life Holdings Limited. He has over 25 years’ experience in the financial services sector. He began his career with Meridian Bank Zambia Limited in 1986 and joined the Anglo-American Corporation and headed the Corporate Services. He left Anglo-American Corporation in 2000 to join African Life Financial Services Zambia Ltd as CEO till December 2015. He is a past Chairman of the Securities & Exchange Commission of Zambia and a presiding president of the Economics Association of Zambia.
Mark is the CEO of the Union Gold Group. Union Gold is a diversified company with interest in hotels, construction and manufacturing. He is a member of the Institute of Directors and a past Chairman of the Zambia Tourist Board. Mark also holds a number of Non-Executive Directorships including Lafarge Zambia Ltd, Madison Life Insurance Company Ltd, Care for Business Medical Centre.
Efi received a B.Sc. (Eng) Computer Science degree with honours from the Imperial College of London and is an Associate of the City & Guilds Institute London. She also attended the Harvard Business School Executive Education programme on Strategic Finance in 2005. Efi is currently Financial Director of the Union Gold Group, which is one of Zambia’s largest private entities. The Union Gold group has interests in, among others, the Protea Hotels Group and Bonanza Estate Development, a property development division, a plastic division, and a large national drinks distributor.
Diego is a prominent businessman who has amassed an extensive level of experience that covers over 30 years in agriculture processing facilities and commercial/retail property development. Diego served as the Managing Director of Amanita, Zamanita and Amagrain from 1991 to 2008 where he oversaw the operations of three milling operations and an oilseed crushing plant. Diego as managing director of Amanita oversaw well over 450 employees.
Dipak was elected Member of Parliament for Lusaka Central Constituency from 1996 to 2006. He has served as Cabinet Minister under several portfolios namely; Commerce, Trade and Industry, Information and Broadcasting and Sports. Dipak also served as Chairman of the 32 members Least Developed Countries (LDC's) Group, leading their World Trade Organization negotiations during 2005 - 2006.
Mr. Kambewu A. Banda
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
Mr. Kambewu A. Banda brings over 13 years of experience as a Banker, with his last banking post as Head of Core-Commercial Banking at First National Bank Zambia Ltd. After leaving the Banking sector, he ventured on his own as a Business Consultant with his recent post at Yamene Consultancy Service Zambia Ltd, which is part of the Casilli group of Companies. He has a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of Zambia and an International Post Graduate Diploma in Management Studies from Cavendish University.
FINANCE MANAGER & COMPANY SECRETARY
Louis has over twenty-two (22) years of experience in the field of finance, auditing, and accounting. He also has experience in the financial services sector, real estate and property development, auditing and advisory services, non-governmental organization, and oil marketing sector. He has held senior management positions such as Head of Finance Dana Oil Zambia Limited, Chief Finance Offer PAN African Building Society, Head of Finance LOLC Financial Services Zambia, Group Finance Manager Foxdale Development Limited and Hawk Wood Investment Properties Limited.