Susan Chibanga, Chief Executive Officer

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Susan is a Chartered Accountant with 13 years of post-qualifying experience in Zambia, 8 years have been at management level in microfinance. She joined Agora Microfinance in 2016 as a Chief Financial Officer, a position she held till her appointment as Chief Executive Officer. Prior to joining Agora, she worked with FINCA Zambia serving in various positions within the finance department and was responsible for influencing the implementation of the finance strategy. Susan has experience in strategic planning and implementation, business analysis, financial management, risk management, as well as Leadership and people management, gained through the various positions she has held in a variety of industries including mining, construction, hospitality, and financial services. 

 

Susan believes microfinance is at the heart of all economic growth, more so in developing countries, and the impact created in serving the unbanked and providing financial services to the informal sector cannot be overstated. With this in mind, she avidly drives financial inclusion for the underserved in society. 

 

Susan is a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Zambia.