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Annual Africa Sugar Conference
24 -25 April 2024
Radisson Blu Hotel, Upper Hill, Nairobi, Kenya

Ms. Lusubilo Chakaniza
Chief Executive at EthCo


Lusubilo is a seasoned c-suite leader and coach and is currently the CEO of Ethanol Company, a subsidiary of Malawi’s Business Conglomerate, Press Corporation Limited. She delivers leadership success through people empowerment, effective performance management and creation of a conducive learning environment thereby driving employee productivity and creating value for business growth and sustainability. She has been instrumental in ensuring that EthCo ‘s commitment to excellence is demonstrated through implementation of global best practices in idea and risk management as well as safety, health and environment. This is evidenced by maintenance of a certified integrated management system based on ISO 9001, ISO 14001, and ISO 45001 over so many years. EthCo is one of the few Companies that voluntarily reports on its sustainability efforts in Malawi.

She has vast experience at executive management and board level, providing appropriate oversight on requisite corporate governance necessities in various institutions. Lusubilo has previously spoken at various sugar and ethanol forums on ethanol industry matters.

She is a holder of a Bachelor of Science Degree in Physics (with credit) from University of Malawi, Chancellor College and a Master of Science in Renewable Energy and Architecture (with distinction) from University of Nottingham, She is also a Certified Leadership Coach (CLC) with 75 hours of coach-training approved and accredited by the International Coaching Federation and a graduate of the Stellenbosch Business School Executive Development Programme.

Agenda Sessions

  • Assessing Malawi's societal impact: Evaluating economic value generation