Mr. Samson Sikelo-Phiri, is a Certified Public Accountant with over 15 years’ experience in Senior Management and executive positions. His areas of expertize are; Strategic Planning, Financial planning and Management, Treasury management, Management Information System, Taxation, auditing, Risk and Compliance, Governance, Company Secretarial, Human Resources and Administration among others.
Samson has worked in public, private and NGO sectors where he gained vast experience in Accounting and Finance, Human Resource and Administration. Samson started his career with Malawi Housing Corporation where he worked as an Accountant. He joined the Private sector where he held Senior Management positions before proceeding for further training in the UK where he qualified with ACCA after which he worked as Head of Finance and Chief Finance officer and Company Secretary in the financial sector. Later, he joined Action aid International as Country Finance Manager.
Samson became instrumental in the formation of the Malawi Leeds association where he was honorary treasurer. Samson is a Certified Public Accountant and ACCA Professional. He is a member of Institute Of Chartered Accountants in Malawi and Malawi Accountants Board. Beside he holds Bsc (Hons) in applied Accounting from Oxford Brookes University(UK) and several certifications in Public administration, Human Resources, Risk and compliance among others. As a professional, he is also an adjunct lecturer in Public Finance Management courses at the Malawi Institute of Management.
Alex Chanza is a multi-skilled consultant with solid understanding of ICT from strategic to technical issues. His expertise includes communication, presentation, project management, report writing and data analysis skills. He is responsible for Short term training, long term training and consultancies. He is also the coordinator of HIV & AIDS training programmes at MIM in collaboration with the Regional AIDS Training Network (RATN).
Alex is a Senior Management Development Consultant and an accredited Lecturer for the University of Derby (UK). He is also a Local Tutor for the University of Bolton MSC in Supply Chain Management in E-business strategy and models and Research Skills for Business and Management Modules. He is also a supervisor for various research papers for Universities of Derby, Leeds Metropolitan and Bolton.
Alex's core competencies span across the fields of Information Systems and Strategic Management. He is involved in marketing, designing and delivery of generic and in-house courses in Management Information Systems and Strategic Management in addition to conducting Research and Consultancies for the Public and Private sector.
Alex has been involved in the in a number of consultancies such as conducting ICT skills assessment in the public sector including vacancy levels and the extent to which vacancies are eroding the availability of skills in public service and recommendation of the critical ICT skills in Government. In another assignment Alex conducted Capacity assessment of ICT in the Malawi Government in four sector ministries including the Department of Information Systems and Technology Management Services (DISTMS) in partnership with Atos Consulting, UK.
Alex has a Master of Science degree in Strategic Management from University of Derby, UK and a first degree is in Computer Science and Economics obtained from the University of Malawi.
Peter Chiligo is a an expert in Strategy development and Restructuring, Development and Project evaluation.
Peter is a Management Development Consultant responsible for carrying out consultancy work, designing and conducting short term training courses and delivering on Long term programmes.
Peter has more than fifteen (15) years experience working in the public and private sectors at various managerial positions, including working as a Project Manager for FinMark Trust of South Africa. He has vast experience in Operations Management especially in the fields of Quality Assurance and Production Management. He has five (5) years experience in conducting Research and Consultancy in areas of management and Development. Peter is also highly experienced in Value Chain Analysis, Process Mapping, Strategy Development, Project Evaluation and Managing and Coordinating Surveys.
Peter holds MBA from Maastricht School of Management and ESAMI, BSc. in Technical Education and Diploma in Engineering from the University of Malawi.
Joseph Chalamba is an organizational development and communications expert. As Management Development Consultant at the Malawi Institute of Management, he is responsible for delivery of short term training, consultancy and advisory services and long-term training interventions.
Joseph has developed governance structures and strategic plans for ESCOM Ltd., Malawi Accountants Board, Competition and Fair Trade Commission (CFTC), Centre for Environmental Policy and Advocacy (CEPA), Lusibilo Community Orphan Based Care Organization, Sugarcane Growers Association of Malawi, Lakeshore Cane Growers Association and Association for Early Childhood Development in Malawi, among others. As communication expert with sound background in multimedia production and journalism, Joseph developed an Information, Education and Communications Strategy for the Ministry of Local Government, developed video/documentary scripts and videos and undertook media research in various areas.
As team leader, Joseph has also coordinated and facilitated mentorship of boards and management of grantee partners for Tilitonse Fund in Corporate Governance and Leadership in addition to coordinating and documenting high level programmes for COMESA (Aflatoxin International Workshop, 2014), the National Assembly Parliamentary Training Programme (PTP) and the Department of Statutory Corporations Corporate Governance and Leadership for Boards and Management of Parastatal in Malawi. He has delivered short-term and long term training interventions for various client organizations in team building, effective supervisory skills, customer care, leadership skills, public relations, behavioural studies and marketing, problem-solving and decision-making and effective communication skills.
Joseph holds an MSc in Strategic Management (Merit) from the University of Derbyshire, UK and a BA in Industrial Psychology and English from the University of Malawi, Chancellor College.
Mr. Edward Mwalabu holds a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration (University of Malawi- 1999) and a Post Graduate Diploma in Marketing (Chartered Institute of Marketing ,UK- 2003) and Masters Degree in Strategic Management (University of Derby, UK - 2013).
He is a Management Development Consultant at MIM. He has fourteen years extensive experience in Sales and Marketing in various roles which he acquired while working for private and public sector organizations in Malawi.
He has undertaken various activities at MIM such as Market Survey, publication of promotional materials such as calendars, brochures, prospectuses, branded materials and banners.
His job involves placing adverts in various media channels such as website, newspapers, television and radio. He also teaches on MIM undergraduate programmes in strategic marketing modules.
He is the first point of contact for customers at the Institute and therefore handles all customer enquiries and requests for training courses.
Dalitso Nseulais the Management Development Consultant responsible for delivery of long and short term trainings, consultancy and advisory services. Mr. Nseula has the strength for increasing the stakeholder value, maximizing results through improved operational efficiencies and maximum utilization of available resources.
He holds a Master of Business Administration. Major/ Minor: Management/ Finance besides having a Bachelor of Business Administration which he obtained at Lincoln University (United States of America) and Solusi University (Zimbabwe) respectively. Lecturer/ Management Development Consultant Malawi Institute of Management (MIM) Lilongwe, Malawi
Preparation and facilitation of the courses Human Resources Management, Relationship Marketing, Executive Skills and Business English within the context of Cyprus Institute of Marketing (CIM) curriculum. Freelance Independent Consultant
Strategic Consulting - including organizational strategy development and drafting policies; curriculum development; training manuals development – life skills, strategic plans, and corporate wellness
Training of various carders in business plans; stress management; strategic plans; and team building
Mr Thindwa has more than 16 years hands on experience in Project management especially in health related projects, Governance, HIV and AIDS, Gender and development , food security and conservation agriculture amongst others.He had been Project a Manager and Planning Monitoring, learning and Evaluation specialist (PMEL) for Livingstonia Synod AIDS Programme, Project Communications coordinator for Population Service International PSI- Malawi and District Civic Education manager for National Initiative for Civic Education (NICE) for 7 years managing different projects in Mzimba and the entire Northern Region.
He is a holder of two Master’s Degree in Business Administration and International business from MANCOSA/St Clements Swiss University .He has also completed his PhD in Strategic Human Resource Management from AIU (pending graduation).
Landson has also done Post Graduate certificate management studies from MANCOSA and several advanced diplomas. He has also done advanced course in Planning, Monitoring, Evaluation and learning from Reed en Kind-Wood and dad – Netherlands and trained in writing case studies and transformation stories by Tear fund – UK. He has been an editor for Livingstonia Synod HIV and AIDS magazine and Tipone M’mbelwa district council HIV and AIDS Newsletter. He taught at Malawi college of Accountancy and Livingstonia University – College of Commerce