Board of Directors

Mrs. Edith Jiya is a holder of MSc. in Strategic Management from University of Derby and Bachelor of Business Administration from University of Malawi. Edith Jiya is Group CEO of Old Mutual Malawi Limited. Previously, she was the Managing Director of the Old Mutual Life Assurance Company (Malawi) Limited (OMLAC), a position she held for 5 years. She has also held senior managerial positions at OMLAC and BP Malawi Limited. Mrs. Jiya is an associate member of the Chartered Insurance Institute (The ClI) UK and associate of the Chartered Institute of Marketing. In addition to serving on the Old Mutual and MPICO Group boards, she also sits on the boards of Malawi Telecommunications Limited, Open Connect Limited and FDH Financial Holdings Limited.

Mr. Chris Kapanga is a Chartered Insurer (UK.) He also holds an MBA degree (University of Cape Town 2005). He is one of the earliest Malawians to qualify as an Associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute (ACII UK 1985) and has over 35 years of inter­national experience in the insurance industry.


Dr. Peter Matipwiri holds a PhD by research in Sustainable Infrastructure Management from University of Bolton, England, Master of Business Administration and Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Malawi. He successfully founded PBM Group of Companies comprising PBM Construction, PBM Drilling Company, PBM Consultants.


Mr. Benard Ndau is a holder of an LLM and LLB (Hons) degree and a qualified legal practitioner with over 20 years’ post-graduate experience and has interest and international experience in Commercial law; Project Due Diligence; Telecommunications Law, International Commercial Arbitration; Mergers and Acquisitions and Corporate Governance.


Mr. Edmund Hami is a Certified Chartered Accountant (ACCA – UK), a holder of Masters Business Administration (MBA) degree from East and Southern Africa Management Institute. He is a board member of MPICO plc and MPICO Malls Limited and Chairman of the Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee (ARCC) for MPICO group. Previously, he served in several senior finance management positions in Unilever PLC, Central Africa, East Africa, West Africa and Middle East Regions for over 28 years of which 14 years in international finance service. He briefly worked for Carlsberg (Malawi) and Kentam products as Chief Finance Officer and Finance & Operations manager respectively. 


Mrs. Vera Zulu is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA) UK, and a Chartered Accountant (CA) Malawi. She holds a Masters’ Degree in Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Derby, UK, and a Bachelors’ Degree in Accountancy (BAC) Malawi. She is currently the Chief Finance Officer of Old Mutual (Malawi) Limited.

Mr. Mangani is a former civil servant who retired as a Commissioner for Lands in 2018. He has Bachelor of Science (B.Sc. Hons) Surveying and Mapping Sciences obtained from the University of East London (UK) formerly North East London Polytechnic majoring in Land Surveying with a minor in Land Registration in 1985. He is a practicing licensed Land Surveyor and a Full Member of the Surveyors Institute of Malawi.




Head of Property Services

Mr. Elliot Jambo has an MSc in Real Estate from the University of Pretoria, an MBA from ESAMI and a Bachelors of Arts in Public Administration from the Chancellor College. He is a registered valuation surveyor with 21 years' experience in Real Estate. He is currently responsible for leasing, facilities management, property valuation and human resource management at MPICO.


Finance Manager

Mr. Richard Butao is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA, UK), CPA (Mw) and a holder of Bachelor of Accountancy Degree (BAcc) from the University of Malawi. He holds an MBA obtained from the University of Reading (UK) and he also completed Management Advancement Programme with Wits University in 2016. He is responsible for Group's Finance & Accounting, Risk Management and Compliance functions. He has 21 years of experience with 16 years in senior management positions.


Facilities Manager

Mr. Lusayo Mwabutwa is a Certified Facilities Manager (CIWFM, UK) registered with the Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management. A Certified Project Management professional with a PRINCE2 practitioner’s license. He holds a Master of Science in Facilities Management from the University of Reading (UK) and a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Malawi. He has over 16 years combined experience in procurement, engineering and facilities management. He is currently responsible for the Group’s Facilities Management function.

Gateway Mall Manager

Gomezga Mkandawire is a Chartered Surveyor registered with the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. She holds a Master of Science in Estate Management from the London South Bank University and a Bachelor of Arts in Public Administration from the University of Malawi. She has 15 years’ experience in property asset management, leasing and valuations. She is currently responsible for the overall management of The Gateway, management of third-party properties and marketing for the MPICO Group.

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