Corporate lawyer turned entrepreneur
Monica joined the Board as Chair in 2019. Corporate lawyer turned entrepreneur, she is founder of Java Foods, a local food processing company. She has over 16 years post qualification experience, in the legal field in the office of the Attorney General of Zambia, in private practice at Clifford Chance London), partner at Edward Nathan (Johannesburg), Senior Counsel at International Finance Corporation and Director Legal and Corporate Affairs and General Counsel with for the Dangote Group. She received the 2017 African Agribusiness Entrepreneur of the Year award, was a 2013 Young Global Leader (World Economic Forum) and is an Archbishop Desmond Tutu Leadership Fellow. She sits on the boards of various listed Zambian and South African companies. She holds a LLB from the University of Zambia and an LLM from the University of London.