Margaret is an accomplished professional with over 15 years of experience in program management and executive leadership in the international development sector. She has worked with a range of partners, including the World Bank, UN agencies, GIZ, INGOs, and local ministries, to deliver livelihood support programs to vulnerable youth and their communities.
Margaret has a proven track record in team leadership, and she possesses extensive technical expertise in program design, resourcing, implementation, context analysis, and risk-informed programming. Over the past 3 years, she has led the Malawi country programs for a global digital social enterprise, working with development partners to deliver communication for development campaigns across different sectors.
Margaret has also led teams of short-term experts to implement a GIZ-funded good agriculture practice program aimed at increasing productivity among smallholder farmers in selected value chains. She holds a Master’s degree in Development Studies from the University of the Free State in South Africa and a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology.
In her free time, Margaret enjoys travelling and playing golf.