Before being appointed Minister of Finance, Dr Bwalya Ng’andu was the Deputy Governor in charge of Operations and Registrar of Banks and Financial Institutions.
Prior to joining the Bank, he served as a senior executive in various organisations among them as Managing Director of the Development Bank of Zambia, Managing Director of the National Savings and Credit Bank, Managing Director of International Capital Corporation, Director General of the Zambia Investment Centre, Project Manager with the United Nations Office for Project Services, Associate Director with Coopers and Lybrand, Director of Personnel with Barclays Bank Zambia Limited.
He is a Rhodes Scholar and holds a Doctorate degree in Applied Psychology from Cranfield University, a Master of Science degree in Ergonomics from the University of London, a Master of Philosophy degree in Economics from Monarch Business School and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology and Business from the University of Zambia.
He qualified as an Associate of the Certified Institute of Bankers in 1992 and was elected a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Bankers in 1999 and the Zambia Institute of Banking and Financial Services in 2000.
Tapela Lungu is an award-winning writer and former Media and Communication studies student at the University of Zambia who has a strong passion to write, read and explore. He was the Managing Editor for the online magazine. As a writer, he has a strong interest in human interest stories, community news and stories that impact human development and health.