Meet our Trustees and staff


Mr. Kelvin Mbizi Tembo

Trustee Chair

He is a seasoned Electrical Engineer, licensed installer and a member of the Malawi Institute of Engineers. He lectures at the Malawi University of Business and Applied Sciences (MUBAS). He also manages Renewable Energy projects under the Centre for Water Sanitation, Health and Technology Development (WASHTED). He holds an MPhil from University of Strathclyde, Scotland.

Email: Cell: +265 882 230 267

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Mr. Vincent Gondwe


He is an accomplished energy sector practitioner with extensive experience in the clean cooking sub sector. He was instrumental in the clean cooking projects at Mulanje Renewable Energy Agency (MUREA). He then joined Total Land Care as Operations Manager and managed several projects including carbon trading. He has since retired and operating agriculture and clean cooking stoves businesses.  Cell: +265 999 266 812

Mr. Yamungu Anwel Botha Botha


He is an environmentalist and renowned energy entrepreneur. He is the founder/Managing Director for Sun Fire Energy, a company he started after retiring from HIVOS as Project Manager for Sustainable Energy for Rural Communities (SE4RC) Project. Prior to HIVOS, he worked for United Purpose where he was key in setting up the Sustainable Energy Unit and negotiated carbon trading projects.

Email: Cell: 265 888 406 202

Mr. Kondwani Thapasila Gondwe


He is a lecture at the University of Mzuzu’s School for Sustainable Energy Systems. He is an electrical engineer with extensive industrial and academic experience. He is also a Fellow of the Geothermal Training Programe (Iceland) on Geothermal Utilization.  He was instrumental in starting the Testing and Training Centre of Renewable Energy Technologies (TECRET). He holds an MEngSc. in Sustainable Energy from University College Cork, Ireland and is currently pursuing a PhD.

Email:  Cell: +265 995 297 954

Our Team

Edgar Kapiza Bayani

Founder and Country Director for Community Energy Malawi.

Dumisani Kananza

Technical Service Manager.

Memory Suwedi

Energy Officer –Productive Use of Energy and Gender and Social Inclusion.

Glyn Kamuvwikamo Munthali

Finance and Administration Manager.

CEM organizational structure

Community Energy Malawi  org structure is heavily influenced by the organisation’s corporate vision and mission statement, which are translated to the features of the structure itself. 

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