Dr. Sikwese is a Certified FranklinCovey trainer with years of extensive local and international expertise in training and consulting in various aspects of leadership and management.  She has worked at the University of Malawi as a lecturer and researcher for 13 years, the Malawi Institute of Management as a Director of Strategy and Business Development and Senior Consultant for four years. She is a Mediation and Negotiation Skills Expert accredited by the University of Western Australia as well as an Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) Expert. 

Dr. Sikwese is currently the Managing Partner of Novo Habitus Consulting (NHC) Limited, a leadership and organizational development consulting firm and a sore franchise of FranklinCovey in Malawi. 

She holds a PhD in Development Studies and a Postgraduate Diploma in Research Methods for Social Sciences (with Merit), both from the University of Bradford, United Kingdom.