Hon. Rodney Sikumba Unveils New Board of Zambia Tourism Agency (ZTA)

22 September 2022

Hon. Rodney M. Sikumba (MP), the Minister of Tourism of Zambia, unveiled the new Board of the Zambia Tourism Agency (ZTA) at a ceremony that took place today at the ZTA Head Office (Abacus House) on Kabelenga Road in Lusaka. The Minister urged the board to provide direction and establish a policy based governance system whilst setting strategic goals and providing leadership and oversight to ensure that ZTA achieves its mandate.

Hon. Rodney M. Sikumba

While admitting that “the process of enacting a new board took long,” Hon. Sikumba stated that delay was simply to ensure that due process was followed, “in order to have a team of men and women who will give corporate governance direction to an agency that plays a very important role in marketing tourism.”

Speaking further, the Minister declared, “I would from the onset wish to state that the responsibilities will involve providing direction to the agency, establishing a policy-based governance system, setting strategic goals, providing leadership and over-sight to ensure that ZTA achieves its mandate.”

The new ZTA Board Members include:

1. Mr. Daniel Brink – CEO for Livingstone Adventures Group of Companies (Chairperson)

2. Ms. Keira Lynne Irwin – Commercial Director of Proflight Zambia (Member)

3. Ms. Lillian S. Bwalya – Director Tourism at Ministry of Tourism (Member)

4. Dr. Lucy Nyundo – Marketing Research and Consultant – Zambia Institute of Marketing (Member)

5. Ms. Celin Meena Nair – Principal Legal Advisor – Ministry of Justice (Member)

6. Mr. Andrew Mwiinga – Assistant Director at Ministry of Local Government & Rural Development (Member)

7. Mr. Matongo Matamwandi – Vice Chancellor at Kenneth Kaunda Metropolitan University (Member).

The Honorable Minister wished the new board members of the ZTA best of luck in the discharge of their duties.

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