Mr. Patrick Mphepo joined the Malawi High Commission on 1st July 2015 as Deputy High Commissioner. Mr. Mphepo is equipped with strong analytical and evaluation techniques used in diplomacy, public relations, organization development and management. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration and International Studies from the University of Wisconsin, USA, awarded in 1993. He also recently obtained a Masters Business in Administration (magna cum laude) ‘great honour’ with distinction in International Business from Stratford University, Delhi Campus. Additionally he has attended a host of specialized short courses in marketing and strategic sales, information technology, corporate affairs and governance, foreign direct investment promotion, trade facilitation, African Growth Opportunity Act (AGOA) initiative advocacy.
Mr. Mphepo is a seasoned diplomat and has post-graduation experience of over 20 years dynamic experience working in numerous areas of specialization; including business promotion and marketing, creating partnerships, information technology, diplomacy, financial institutions, commerce and industry, government, non-governmental organization, construction, donor funded projects. The tasks included organization strengthening, macro-economic evaluation, trade mission coordination, private sector marketing, public commercial opportunities promotion, surveys, reviews, project planning, management consultancy, financial control, and systems development.
He has attained a wealth of vast experience that has been a prevalent hall mark since he joined the Malawi High Commission in India in July 2015. In a nutshell his background includes serving the Malawi Embassy in Washington DC in USA, as First Secretary, responsible for trade and investment matters. He has also worked as a Business Development Manager as well as General Manager in Malawi and Zambia.
Mr. Mphepo is married and has a son and two daughters.