Mr. Symon Msefula, Chairman
Mr Symon W. Msefula is an accomplished banker and financial specialist having worked in development, investment and commercial banking roles for over 22 years. He has worked for financial services companies in Malawi, United States of America, Zimbabwe and South Africa. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from the University of Malawi and a Master of Science in Finance obtained from the Strathclyde University in Scotland. He served as Chief Executive Officer for Malawi Stock Exchange from July 2002 to March 2015 when he retired from employment.
Mr Msefula brings to the Board of Press Trust extensive governance experience having served on various Boards including Lafarge Holcim Limited (as Chairman), ECOBANK, NICO Asset Managers Limited, Malawi Accountants Board, National Construction Industry Council, Malawi Export Promotion Council, Habitat for Humanity International, Committee of SADC Security Exchanges and many others. Mr Msefula has also served as an advisor to both the Rwandese Government on setting up the Rwanda Stock Exchange from 2012 to November 2013 and the Malawi Government on Government Bond Issuance and Trading Programme from 2011 to 2015. He has served in various advisory committees of public interest.
He was appointed to the Board of Press Trust in June 2017.