Board of Directors

Dr James Ng’ombe


Dr Ng’ombe is a respected academic, publisher and entrepreneur in Malawi. He has made significant contributions to the development of education in Malawi, including the Malawi Institute of Journalism (MIJ) where he was Executive Director from 1997 to 2007. He has authored several books for primary education and has several published works. He has held various positions on the boards of state-owned enterprises apart from owning a business himself as a book distributor.

Mr Kofi Sekyere


Kofi is currently the Chief Executive Officer of TAH Capital (Pty) Limited (South Africa) and Chairman of SDC Finance and Leasing Company Limited (Ghana). Kofi has a distinguished career in banking built over 22 years. Before joining TAH Capital he was Chief Marketing Officer for HSBC Equator Bank Plc (UK) based in Johannesburg South Africa. Prior to this, he served as Vice President and Regional Director for HSBC Equator Bank Plc based in Accra, Ghana. Between 1993 and 2000, Kofi held positions of Assistant President, Vice President and Regional Team Leader, and Senior Vice President and Regional Director with HSBC Equator Bank Plc based in Lusaka, Zambia. Kofi also worked with Citibank Zambia Limited. He has also worked with AT&T Bell Laboratories Homdel (USA) and Motorola Incorporated (USA). Kofi has a Master of Business Administration degree (MBA) and Master of Science, Transport Studies (USA) from Massachesetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA. He also holds a Master of Science in Materials Science and Engineering (University of Virginia, USA), and Bachelor of Science in Physics from Bates College (USA).

Mr Gibson Ngalamila


Mr. Ngalamila has served as director on the boards of several companies and organizations. Currently, he is a non-executive director representing the interests of Press Trust on the boards of Press Agriculture Limited (PAL) and Continental Holdings Limited (CHL). Mr Ngalamila has recently been appointed as a non-executive director on the board of Press Corporation Plc. He has previously served as a Technical Committee Member (Director) of the joint UNDP/ Press Trust GSB Pro-Poor Revolving Fund.

Mr Robert Abbey


Robert is currently Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Continental Holdings Limited. Robert has a strong professional accounting and financial services background spanning over 40 years in a number of African countries, namely: Zambia, Ghana, Malawi, Kenya, Rwanda and Liberia. In 1999, he was appointed Chief Operating Officer and Director of TransAfrica Holdings Limited (Mauritius). Robert is a Non-Executive Director of Continental Asset Management Limited, Continental Capital Limited, Continental Commodities Limited, SDC Finance and Leasing Company Limited (Ghana) and CDH Capital (Rwanda) and TAH Capital (South Africa). Robert is a Fellow of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants (England). He also holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) Degree from Brunel University/Henley Management Centre (England).

Mr Arthur Alick Msowoya

Company Secretary

Mr Msowoya is currently Managing Partner of Wilson & Morgan. He has tremendous knowledge and experience in corporate, commercial and contract law. He has served on boards of a number of companies and non-governmental organisations as a director, company secretary and trustee.