Board of Directors

Chileshe Mpundu Kapwepwe


Chileshe Mpundu Kapwepwe joined the Board in June 2019, and in 2022, she was elected as the Chairperson of the Board.

Chileshe is the Secretary General of the Common Market of Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) and has extensive experience in both the public and private sectors spanning over 30 years in both local and international organisations.

She has served as an Executive Director at the International Monetary Fund as well as Member of Parliament, Deputy Minister of Finance and Managing Director of the National Airports Corporation Limited in Zambia.

She has served and continues to serve on several boards including the Zambia Revenue Authority, Bank of Zambia, Ecobank Zambia Limited, BP Zambia Limited, Zambia Privatisation Trust Fund, Airports Council International, African Civil Aviation Commission.

Chileshe is a Chartered Accountant and holds a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Bath, United Kingdom.