Charles Mandala is a Certified International Business Leader (CIBL) who, most recently, served as the Executive Director for the Local Development Fund (LDF) and the National Local Government (NLGFC) Finance Committee for the Government of Malawi. While Charles was with the LDF and the NLGFC, Charles held various positions including the Head of Field Operations, and the Executive Director of Advocacy and Knowledge Management Services. Charles has vast knowledge, skills and experience in matters of project management, poverty reduction, and internal management development. He also has experience in consulting/facilitation with a focus on organizational development, institutional learning and performance improvement. For pleasure, Charles likes reading and thinking.