Hon. Sosten A. Gwengwe, MP.
Hon. Sosten A. Gwengwe MP is an active politician and currently serves as Member of Parliament for Lilongwe Msonzi North. His political career started in 2009 when he was first elected as Member of Parliament for Dedza Central Constituency. Hon. Gwengwe served as Chairman of the Budget Committee of Parliament between 2017 and 2019. Hon Gwengwe has also served in the cabinet in various capacities and ministries including Ministry of Transport and Ministry of Industry and Trade. He is currently serving as Minister of Trade. Due to his ministerial position, Hon. Gwengwe serves in the Cabinet Committee on the Economy and the Cabinet Committee on Public Private Partnerships.
Outside politics, Hon. Gwengwe is a Chartered Management Accountant (CIMA) with more than 20 years’ experience in both the public and private sector. He possesses a Bachelor of Accountancy obtained from the University of Malawi (The Polytechnic) and Master of Business Administration (Finance) from Oxford Brookes University of the United Kingdom.
Hon. Gwenge is also passionate about education. He has taught various Business Management courses at London Vocational, Management and Training Business School (an Emile Wolf College). In Malawi, he established Dzuka Girls Secondary School, Dzuka Girls Primary School, Dzuka Private Academy, Alice Gwengwe Foundation, Sosten Gwengwe Foundation and Gwengwe Private Academy.
Hon Sosten A. Gwengwe, MP was appointed to the Board of Trustees of Press Trust in August 2020.