Kasonde has extensive work experience ranging from water resources planning and management, program and project management in the water sector. He has worked both in the public and private sector in the Southern African Region. Kasonde holds a Masters’ degree in Civil Engineering from the University of the Witwatersrand. He is responsible for providing technical assistance to all the 16 SADC Member States in implementing pilot groundwater infrastructure projects under the sub-grant scheme so as to enhance the sustainability of the projects.