Experience: A chartered management accountant with over 40 years of experience, Joe has vast exposure locally and regionally; having served different companies in various capacities as, among others, Financial Controller, Company Secretary, Internal Auditor and Management Accountant.
He is past president of the Zambia Institute of Chartered Accountants (ZICA) and the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) Zambia Branch. He has held various board directorships and chaired boards of a number of companies in Zambia. As a member of the board of the Zambia Revenue Authority from 1993 to 1999, Joe was an instrumental member of the team that restructured Customs and Excise and Value Added Tax (VAT), creating the VAT Division structure.
He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accounts, the Chartered Global Management Accounts and the Zambia Institute of Chartered Accountants. He is also a Fellow of the Institute of Directors of Zambia and a member of the Institute of Directors of Southern Africa. He holds membership to several other professional institutions and has several professional qualifications.
Joe is founder, Chairman and Managing Consultant of Fidelity Consultancy Services Limited; founder and Managing Partner of JM Chisanga & Company; and Chairman and Managing Director of Pakabuta Investments Limited. He was appointed to the board of directors of CEC Plc in July, 2014 and currently sits on the Audit Committee as Chairperson.