Finance and Accounting Specialist at CARE International
Mr. Owen Chitete is an Accounting, Finance, Administrative, and Grants Project Management expert and trainer with over seventeen years of progressive experience. Mr Chitete has worked with and supported various NGOs in Malawi in building financial and grants management capabilities.
Over the past 4 years, Owen has worked and collaborated with Humentum, Niras, and GOPA Worldwide Consultant in supporting various NGOs and companies in the area of financial management capacity assessment, capacity building, and financial sustainability strategies development and governance respectively. Of late, Owen played a part in the IFR4NPO consultation process.
Prior to freelance financial management consulting, Owen also served in managerial positions at Malawi Government-owned National Oil Company of Malawi (NOCMA) Limited, World Vision International – Malawi office, Jhpiego Corporations. In these organizations, Owen managed USAID, DoD, PEPFER, and GIZ-funded projects.
Owen is a Chartered Accountant in Malawi and holder of Masters in Business Administration.
Finance Manager, Imagine Worldwide
Emmanuel Nyirenda is an experienced finance professional who has over 14 years of dedicated expertise in both External and Internal Audit, showcasing a proven track record of delivering excellence in financial management. As a Fellow member of ACCA (FCCA), he brings forth a robust foundation in accountancy and a steadfast commitment to upholding the highest standards in financial reporting and guidance.
His educational background includes a Bachelor’s degree in Accountancy from the University of Malawi and an MBA from Bolton University. Throughout his professional journey, he has demonstrated a consistent drive to expand his knowledge and contribute meaningfully to the financial sector. This journey has seen him assuming significant leadership roles, notably that of Country Financial Controller for Concern Worldwide and Country Finance Manager for Nascent Solutions.
Emmanuel’s present role as Finance Manager for Imagine Worldwide allows him to continue leveraging his extensive insights into financial management and reporting to propel organizational success. His commitment transcends his professional responsibilities, as he actively fosters stakeholder engagement, lends his support to project newsletters and resources, and ardently advocates for the IFR4NPO project. He also contributes to fundraising endeavors as circumstances warrant.