Mrs. Madalitso Mandiwa Kazembe

Director, Business Environment & Policy Advocacy

Mrs Madalitso Mandiwa Kazembe has served as a Chief Economist in the Ministry of Finance for the Republic of Malawi. As Head of Financial Sector Policies in the Ministry, her responsibilities included monitoring financial sector policies, regulations and ensuring a conducive environment for a financial sector that is deep and inclusive. She has worked in formulating economic & fiscal policy as well. With over 13 years of experience in Macro-Fiscal policy Analysis, Financial Sector and Capital Markets Development.

Mrs Kazembe holds a Masters Degree in Economics and a Bachelors Degree in Social Science from the University of Malawi. She also holds a Graduate Certificate in Capital Markets Development from George Washington University. She began her career as a Trade Officer with the Ministry of Trade and Industry, a Government think tank specializing in international and domestic trade promotion before moving to the Ministry of Finance to work on the national budget.