Mr. Anadkat holds an MBA from Cornell University and a B.Sc. Economics (Hons) from the University of London. Prior to returning to Malawi to establish First Merchant Bank, he worked in a corporate finance house in USA specializing in mergers, acquisitions and valuations.
He holds directorates in four commercial Banks and in a number of other sectors of the Malawi economy, principally telecommunications, manufacturing and property development.
Mr Dikshit holds an MBA and a Bachelor of Commerce. Prior to joining FMB, Mr Dikshit worked for HSBC in different senior capacities. He has more than 21 years’ working experience in corporate and commercial banking as well as retail banking and consumer assets. Mr Dikshit joined FMB in 2011.
Mr Kantaria has a BSc in Economics, is Chairman of Prime Bank Limited, Kenya and Chairman of Prime Capital and Credit Limited, Kenya. He holds directorates in a number of other sectors of the Kenyan economy, principally property and tourism. His other directorships in Malawi are The Leasing and Finance Company of Malawi Limited and BNC Packaging Limited.
Mr Jani holds both Bachelor and Master of Commerce degrees and diplomas in Financial Management, Banking, and Computerised Banking. He joined Prime Bank Ltd, Kenya in 2001 and is currently the Managing Director of Prime Bank Limited, Kenya. He has over 35 years’ banking experience, having previously worked for Reserve Bank of India, Union Bank of India and Trust Bank Limited in Kenya. He holds no other directorships in Malawi.
Mr O’ Neill is a fellow and member of the Institutes of Chartered Accountants in Ireland and Malawi respectively. His professional working experience of over 40 years includes 17 years with Deloitte where he served six years as a partner in its Malawi Practice. He was appointed to the Board of FMB in 1996 and currently holds the position of Group Finance Director.
Mr Msisha, SC is a legal practitioner in practice since 1975. He has worked as a State Prosecutor, Legal Aid Advocate and Lecturer in law. He has been a partner in Nyirenda & Msisha Law Offices since 1990. He was elevated to Senior Counsel in 1997, and has served in prominent roles in a number of special legal assignments and commissions of national importance.
Dr Ngalande holds a Bachelor of Social Science from the University of Malawi, a Master’s Degree in Development Economics from Strathclyde University in Scotland, a Master’s Degree in Political Economy and a Doctorate Degree in Economics from Boston University, USA. He has held tertiary and postdoctoral teaching positions at the University of Malawi and abroad and has held senior positions in government / public sectors, including Secretary to the Treasury in the Ministry of Finance, General Manager of ADMARC Investment Holding Company, Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of Malawi, and the position of Governor of the Reserve Bank of Malawi. In 2006, he was appointed Executive Director of the Macroeconomic and Financial Management Institute of Eastern and Southern Africa (MEFMI) based in Harare Zimbabwe, and has researched and published in Agricultural Economics, Health Care Financing and the Social Sector (Education and Health). Dr Ngalande has extensive practical experience in environmental impact assessments, fiscal and monetary policy formulation and implementation, and has served on a number of parastatal boards in Malawi.