BSc (Physics), MSc Renewable Energy & Architecture
Mrs Chakaniza was born on 13th October 1974. She joined the Company in October 2002 as a Management Trainee, after working as a Physics and Energy Academic Lecturer with the University of Malawi for five years from 1997. In 2004, she was confirmed as a Plant Supervisor and later delegated the duties of a Safety Health and Environment Coordinator. She held these two responsibilities for 5 years before being promoted to Process Engineer in 2009. In January 2012, she was further promoted to the position of Production Manager. She has held the position of Chief Executive Officer since July 2014, after having acted on the role for six months between January and June 2014. In February 2019, Mrs Chakaniza was appointed as an Executive Director on the Board of Ethanol Company Limited.
Mr Chavura was born on 27th June 1976. He joined the Company in March 2014 as Acting Chief Finance Officer. He has over 15 years of internal audit experience, obtained when he worked for Press Corporation Limited as Senior Internal Auditor from 2004 to 2014 and Malawi Savings as Internal Audit Officer from 1999 to 2004. He also possesses external audit experience obtained when he worked for Mwenelupembe Mhango and Company (Certified Public accountants). In October 2014, Mr Chavura was confirmed as Chief Finance Officer for the Company.
BSc (Hons) Chemistry, CChem
Mr. Zamaere was born on 27th May 1974. He joined the Company on the 1st of September 2014 after working for Improchem (SA) Limited for almost 12 years as a Country representative. Prior to this job, he worked for Unilever Malawi where he started off as a management trainee in 1996 and rose to heading the Product Development and Quality Assurance Department between 1998 and December 2002. Mr Zamaere is a Chartered Chemist and has vast experience in Manufacturing and Project Management.