Charles Kalonga, MBA
Charles develops and maintains strong working relationships with donors, Zambian government ministries and agencies, and other implementation partners to maximize resources and sustainability. He oversees a motivated, disciplined team. He develops annual project work plans and budgets, while also ensuring that PMC-Zambia projects are technically sound, evidence-based, and responsive to the needs of Zambia, its people, and project donors.
Immediately before joining PMC, Charles was managing director for a Care International Zambia Social Enterprise, Live Well Ltd. Previously, Charles worked in the pharmaceuticals and health care fields. He was Marketing Director and Programs Director for Marie Stopes International and was Sales Manager and Program Operations Director with Society for Family Health, an affiliate of Population Services International. He also worked in sales and marketing for FMS Pharmaceuticals, an agent for Proctor & Gamble in East Africa.
HIS FAVORITE PART OF WORKING AT PMC
Charles loves the creative aspect of his PMC work and developing stories he believes will change and improve lives.
- Edinburgh School of Business, Heriot-Watt University, MBA
- London Chamber of Commerce and Industry, undergraduate degree in Marketing
- Chartered Institute of Marketing UK, undergraduate degree in Professional Marketing
OUT OF THE OFFICE
Charles enjoys watching sports: Formula 1 racing, English Premier League football (soccer), and the NBA.
FAVORITE BOOK, MOVIE, PODCAST, TV SHOW
Some of Charles’ favorites include: First Blood, Black Rain, Armageddon, and The Lion King.
ONE MORE THING
“As a PMCer, I am proud of the work the organization does.”