Department of Water Resources - Malawi

ABOUT Mr Prince Mleta is the Deputy Director in the Department of Water Resources in the Ministry mainly responsible for Water Resources Development and Management in Malawi. He holds a Masters Degree in Geography and Environmental Sciences from the University of Fort Hare in the Republic of South Africa. In his capacity as the Deputy…

Independent Non-Executive Director - Business Development

ABOUT Michael is a Civil Engineer with wide ranging experience in the Water Sector, Municipal Infrastructure and Asset Management, Waste Management and Renewable Energy. He is currently a Trustee of an NGO whose mandate is to assist Rural Communities gain access to water and sanitation with particular emphasis on community involvement in implementation. He has…

SADC Secretariat – Botswana

ABOUT Dr Patrice Kandolo Kabeya hold a Ph.D. in Economics and International Development, University of Bradford, United Kingdom. His areas of expertise include: Water Management, Economic Analysis for Water Investment Projects, Water Institutional Development, Application of research to water economy, Econometrics, and applied economy for economic development. He has lectured at various universities in the…

Ministry of Water – Tanzania

ABOUT Dr. Lugomela is a seasoned hydrologist with 20 years’ experience in hydrology and water resources management with the Ministry of Water – Tanzania. Dr. Lugomela served as the National Decision Support System (DSS) Specialist for Tanzania during the development of the Nile Basin DSS from 2007 to 2012 where he successfully participated in its…

Independent Non- Executive Director - Finance

ABOUT Zandile Kabini holds the following qualifications: Bachelor of Commerce(Bcom) Informatics, Bcom (Hons) Informatics, Diploma in Business Analysis, Management Development Programme and a number of corporate Governance certificates from the Institute of Directors South Africa (IODSA). She is currently pursuing a Mater of Commerce (Business Management) degree. As an ICT professional she has vast experience…

National Directorate of Water Resources Management – Mozambique

ABOUT Ana Isabel Fotine Mponda is a Civil Engineer in the National Directorate of Water Resources Management/Department of River Basin Management, Maputo, Mozambique. She is currently the Head of River Basin Planning Unit. Ms. Ana Fotine Mponda currently sits in the SADC Groundwater Management Institute Board of Directors as a Non – Executive Board Member.…

Institute for Groundwater Studies (UFS) – South Africa

ABOUT Eelco Lukas grew up in the Netherlands and is a civil engineer by training.After obtaining his Civil Engineering’s degree Eelco emigrated to South Africa and started working for the University of the Free State (UFS) where he qualified as a hydrogeologist. He is the developer of the Windows Interpretation System for Hydrogeologists (WISH) and…

SADC-GMI Executive Director – South Africa

James is charged with the establishment of the SADC-GMI, its ongoing management and securing its future.