Board of Directors

Chearyp Mkandawire-Sokoni

Chearyp Mkandawire-Sokoni was elected to the Board in June 2022. Chearyp is the Chief Finance Officer of the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC), having previously worked for Chloride of the ART Group, Copperbelt University, Audit Commission (UK) and KPMG (Malawi and Zambia).

An alumnus of the Harvard University Business School and the University of Edinburgh Business School, she has extensive experience in finance, audit, and management.

Chearyp is a fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and Zambia Institute of Chartered Accountants (ZICA) with 22 years of post-qualification experience. She is an Advocate for ACCA and a member of the ACCA Africa Advocacy Programme where she sits on the Accounting and Business Committee.

Chearyp is an IDC nominee on the Zambia National Commercial (Zanaco) Bank Board of Directors and the Zambia Forestry and Forest Industries Corporation Plc (ZAFFICO) Board of Directors where she chairs the Audit and Risk Management Committee. She has previously served as the Chairperson of Superior Milling Company Board and as Chairperson of the Investment Committee of Saturnia Regna Pension Fund Trust.