Our Chairman and Directors
Kenny H. Makala - Non-executive Chairman
Board Committee membership: Investment Committee | Nominations Committee
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.
Munakupya Hantuba - Non-executive Director
Board Committee membership: Audit and Risk Committee | Remuneration Committee | Investment Committee
Muna is currently 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.
Muna is a past Chairman of the Securities & Exchange Commission of Zambia and past President of the Economics Association of Zambia. He is a director on the various subsidiaries of the African Life Holdings Group and also a member of the Zambia Association of Chambers of Commerce. He serves on other corporate boards including CEC Plc, NWK Zambia Limited, Anglo Exploration Limited as well as being Chairman of Lafarge Plc and Southern Sun Ridgeway Ltd.
Muna holds an MBA from Stirling University in Scotland and a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Zambia.
Our Non-executive Directors
Mark O'Donnell - Non-executive Director
Board Committee membership: Investment Committee
Mark is the CEO of the Union Gold Group. Union Gold is a diversified company with interests in hotels, construction and manufacturing sectors.
He is a member of the Institute of Directors and a past Chairman of the Zambia Tourist Board.
Mark is a non-executive director of various institutions including Lafarge Zambia Plc, Madison Life Insurance Company Ltd and Care For Business
Efterpi O'Donnell - Non-executive Director
Board Committee membership: Audit and Risk Committee
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. Efi is currently Financial Director of the Union Gold Group, which is one of Zambia’s largest private business entities. The Union Gold group has interests in, among others, Protea Hotels Group, Bonanza Estate Development, a property development division, a plastic division, and a large national drinks distributor.
Efi served for three years as Wildlife Society Zambia national treasurer and Director of the Wildlife Trust Ltd.
Banja M Kayumba - Non-executive Director
Board Committee membership: Audit and Risk Committee | Nomination Committee
Banja has over 20 years’ experience in the Financial Markets, 14 of which have been in Senior Leadership positions. She was the first female
Treasurer at Barclays Bank Zambia Plc and in the market and is currently the Corporate Banking Director at Barclays Bank Zambia Plc. During her
tenure, she has been involved in landmark transactions in key sectors of the economy in excess of US$6bn. Banja is currently the Digital
Transformation Lead at Barclays Zambia and has also been instrumental in driving Diversity and Inclusion in the workplace in order to drive
She holds a Masters Degree in Finance and Financial Law from the University of London and a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from the Copperbelt University.
Elizabeth C. Lungu Nkumbula - Non-executive Director
Board Committee membership: Remuneration Committee | Nomination Committee
Elizabeth is board Chairperson of National Vocational Rehabilitation Centre and Mukuba Pension Trust Fund and is a director of a number of
institutions including Zambia International Trade Fair/Mukuba Hotel. Elizabeth held various key strategic senior management positions in
Zambia National Building Society and worked for Pan African Building Society as Managing Director before her appointment as Commissioner/Chief Executive Officer of Workers Compensation Fund Control Board a social security institution.
Elizabeth has also served as the first Zambian female President of the Agricultural and Commercial Society of Zambia (in 2010/2011) and also
as the Deputy President of the Royal Agricultural Society of the Commonwealth. She holds a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Business Administration, (Washington International University, USA) and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration (University on Lincolnshire and Humberside, UK) both majoring in Finance.
Review Namanje- Non-executive Director
Board Committee membership:
Mr Namanje is the Board Chairperson & Nominations Committee member for Saturnia Regna Pension Fund (Registered Trust) since 2016 and is employed as Head-Human Resources at MRI Seed Zambia Limited. He holds a Master of Business Administration (GMBA) from Lancaster University, United Kingdom and a B.A. Education & Psychology (Merit) from the University of Zambia. He is a full member of the Zambia Institute of Human Resource Management (ZIHRM) and Young HR Professionals.
Dorothy Soko - Non-executive Director
Dorothy is Director Investments of National Pension Scheme Authority (NAPSA). She is a Chartered Certified Accountant and holds a Masters of
Business Administration from Heriot Watt University with specialization in Finance; and Bachelor of Accounting and Finance. Dorothy is a Fellow of Zambia Institute of Chartered Accountants (ZICA) with over 20 years’ experience in Accountancy, Pension Administration and Investment Fund Management.