In terms of the Press Trust Reconstruction Act of 1995, the Board of Trustees comprises seven (7) Trustees. Currently, the Board is composed of:
|Mayer G. Chisanga SC||Chairman|
|Eng. Wilson T.M. Chirwa||Trustee|
|Linda M. Phiri||Trustee|
|Randson P. Mwadiwa||Trustee|
|Prof Moses F.A. Maliro||Trustee|
Mrs. Linda Phiri, Trustee
Mrs Linda Phiri is the Chief Executive Officer(CEO) of the National Construction Industry Council (NCIC). She has served in that executive leadership position since September 2008. Before becoming CEO, she worked in finance related roles in various organisations including TEVET Authority, MUSCCO Ltd, First Merchant Bank (FMB) and Mwenelupembe, Mhango & Company (Public Accountants). Mrs Phiri is a professional accountant, duly registered with both the Malawi Accountants Board and the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Malawi (ICAM). She obtained her Bachelor of Accountancy at the University of Malawi in 1996 and in 2009, she earned her Masters of Business Administration (MBA). She is a Chartered Global Management Accountant (CIMA.
Mrs Linda Phiri has served as a non-executive director on a number of boards including the New Finance Bank and Millennium Challenge Account – Malawi. She was Malawi’s representative on the International Advisory Group of the Construction Sector Transparency Initiative (CoST) between 2008 and 2010. She is also a member of the Advisory Panel of the Construction Sector Transparency Initiative (CoST).
Mrs Linda Phiri was appointed to the Board of Trustees of Press Trust in August 2016.