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Management Team

Zanaco's Management Board is responsible for leading the implementation of the bank’s vision and for formulating strategy for board approval. The Management Board also drives and directs the day-to-day operations of all the bank’s divisions.

Mukwandi Chibesakunda

Chief Executive Officer*
*Non Board Member

She is a Past President of the Zambian Institute of Banking and Financial Services, and hails with wide experience in various Financial Service Industry roles. With a banking career spanning over 14 years, she served as first female Managing Director for Access Bank Zambia Ltd. 

Prior to her appointment as Chief Executive Officer for Zanaco, she served as Managing Director National Savings and Credit Bank. She has also served in Executive capacities at Stanbic Bank Zambia as Head of Personal and Business Banking, and at Standard Chartered Bank Plc as Executive Director Consumer Banking. Mukwandi has been featured in various leading publications such as the Forbes Magazine and African Leadership Magazine, addressing subjects on leading transformational growth and supporting the growth of SME’s. 

She has also been very instrumental and influential at The Africa List level and has earned various awards as a leader that drives performance. In February 2019, she was one of ten delegates from across the African continent conferred with a leadership award from the African Leadership Magazine, in recognition of her corporate governance leadership. 

She holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration (MBA), a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from the University of Zambia and a postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration from Manchester Business School.

Diana Kangwa Muya

Chief Operations Officer

Diana Kangwa-Muya, is the Chief Operations Officer for Zanaco Plc. She was appointed on 3rd April, 2017. Diana has a wealth of experience in Information Technology and Operations Management. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Electronics & Telecommunications Engineering from the University of Zambia, a Master’s Degree in Communication & Information Systems from Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST) in China and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration (MBA) from the Copperbelt University. She is a final year candidate of a doctorate of Business Administration at the Binary University of Management Entrepreneurship of Malaysia.

Prior to joining Zanaco, Diana held various senior positions at Zambia Telecommunications Company (Zamtel), Standard Chartered and Cavmont banks, respectively.





Moono Simatyaba

Chief Financial Officer

Mrs Moono Simatyaba is a Finance Executive with over 19 years of work experience in both financial and management accounting. She is a qualified Chartered Accountant and a Fellow member for the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and Zambia Institute of Chartered Accountants (ZICA). She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Accountancy from the Copperbelt University and a Masters in Business Administration from Oxford Brookes University.

Prior to joining Zanaco Plc in August 2016, she worked at SABMiller, PricewaterhouseCoopers and Development Bank of Zambia  


Jussab Kara

Chief Information Technology  Officer

Jussab Kara is the Chief Information Technology Officer of the Bank and a technology executive with more than 23 years of work experience.

At Atlas Mara, he served as Chief Information Officer and was responsible for driving the organisational technology. He also worked for Airtel Zambia for 14 year in various key strategic roles before joining MTN Zambia as the Executive responsible for Information Technology. He briefly served as Chief Technology and Information Officer at Vodafone Zambia and as well as Director Software Engineering for CDC Projects.

Jussab holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration, a Postgraduate Diploma in Management, a Postgraduate Certificate in Technology, Honors Degree in Computing, Graduate Diploma in Computer Science and a Diploma in Accounting.  















Kalengo S. Simukoko

Chief Credit Risk Officer

Kalengo S. Simukoko is the Chief Credit Risk Officer of the Bank and a seasoned banker with a strong risk management / governance background, in-depth boardroom experience and has over 16 years’ banking experience cutting across Trade Finance, Retail, SME and Corporate Banking.

Kalengo was until recently a Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Board Audit and Risk Committee of the Zambia National Data Centre. Prior to joining Zanaco, he was the Chief Risk Officer at United Bank for Africa (UBA). He has also previously held senior management roles at Barclays and Standard Chartered Bank Zambia Plc. A Master of Science in Finance from the University of Leicester in the United Kingdom is among the many business qualifications he holds  



















Wane Ng'ambi

Chief Digital Banking  Officer

Wane Ng’ambi is the Chief Digital Banking Officer with extensive Senior Management and executive experience in Telecommunications, Financial Services and FMCG spanning over several African markets. He has acquired an admirable skills set in Project Management, I.T and Sales & Distribution.

His most recent roll before joining the Zanaco family was as Regional Director – Sales Distribution and Customer Operations – Africa Market. Prior to joining Millicom, Wane served 5 years with MTN Zambia as Executive Head, Mobile Financial Service (MFS), He holds a Graduate Diploma in Information Systems Management, BSc (Hons) Computer Science. 



Kaluba Gloria Kaulung’ombe-Inampasa

Company Secretary

Kaluba Gloria Kaulung’ombe-Inampasa is the Company Secretary of the Bank. She is a seasoned lawyer with extensive experience in Commercial and Corporate Law, Governance, Company Secretarial Practice, Legislative Drafting and Litigation. Prior to joining Zanaco, Kaluba held various positions in the Ministry of Justice. She also held the position of Legal Counsel at CEC Liquid Telecommunication Limited and Company Secretary at Hai Telecommunications Limited.

Kaluba holds a Bachelor of Laws Degree from the University of Zambia, a Master’s Degree in Commercial Law from the University of Cape Town, a Post Graduate Diploma in Legislative Drafting and is a Graduate of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ICSA).