Atlas Mara Zambia Board Appointment – Mary Thandiwe Ncube

The Shareholders of African Banking Corporation Zambia Limited trading as Atlas Mara wish to announce the appointment of Mary Ncube as Board Chairperson of Atlas Mara Zambia with effect from 1st January 2018.

Ms. Ncube is the Chief Executive of MTN Special Engagements Limited and M T Ncube and Associates, firms she set up in 1997 to provide audit, financial management and consultancy services. Prior to that Ms. Ncube worked with KPMG Zambia for over 16 years, where she served in various positions up to Audit Partner.

Her Board level experience covers Development Finance, Banking, Insurance, Energy, Health, Education, Public Finance and Intellectual Property. She is the current Board Chairperson of the Zambia Development Agency Board and is a Non-Executive Director and Chairperson of the Audit Committee of the Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund (EAIF) Board.

She was the Africa member on the Independent Oversight Advisory Committee (IOAC) of the World Intellectual Property Organisation (2011-2016) and a member on the World Health Organisation’s Independent Expert Oversight Committee (IEOC) from 2012 to 2016. She also served on the Revenue Appeals Tribunal and the governing Council of the Medical Council of Zambia.

Ms. Ncube holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics (with Distinction) and a Masters of Arts Degree in Economic Policy Management. She is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and the Zambia Institute of Chartered Accountants. She is also an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.