Non-Executive Director

Mildred Kaunda

Nationality: Zambian

Qualifications: Bachelor of Arts (Cum Laude), MBA (Melbourne Business School, University of Melbourne, Australia)

Experience: Mildred is the founder and principal consultant of communications firm Cutting Edge PR. She focuses on the ongoing sustainability of the agency, creates strategic communication frameworks for client’s campaigns and oversees all client service. She is a results oriented senior executive with over 24 years’ experience in media relations, positioning strategies, branding and integrated marketing communications plans and financial services. Mildred has worked in various international financial institutions including: Investec, Standard Corporate and Merchant Bank, East and African Development Bank. Meridien Bank and Deloitte, in Kenya, South Africa and Zambia.

She is a Chartered Public Relations Practitioner (CPRP) of the Public Relations Institute of Southern Africa (PRISA), a senior member (MIPRA) of the International Public Relations Association (IPRA) as well as a member of the Zambia Public Relations Association and the Public Relations Society of America. Mildred was elected in January 2010 as the IPRA Council Member and National Chair for Zambia for a two-year term. She was a member of the interim founding committee that launched the Zambia Public Relations Association (ZAPRA) in May 2010 and was elected a committee member of the same in December 2010 for a two-year term. She is a board member of the American Chamber of Commerce in Zambia and is a Representative Director for ZCCM-IH Plc.

Dr. Carl Irwin