Phaniso Kalua works with the Embassy of Ireland as Governance & Local Development Advisor, supporting the delivery of Ireland’s international development cooperation in Malawi, particularly in relation to strategic outcomes for Governance. He is responsible for managing a portfolio of partnership programmes and providing technical and management guidance to partners for the full programme cycle – from design to performance management and delivery of results.
Prior to his current role, Phaniso worked with various international NGOs such as WaterAid and Care International in senior positions. Phaniso holds a BA in Public Administration and MA in Political Science from University of Malawi. He also has a Certificate in Community Based Development from Coady International Institute – Canada and a Certificate in Effective Organization Leadership from University of Toronto, Canada.