Mr Wiyo brings with him vast experience in business and finance spanning across the whole financial sector and is no stranger to it. He holds an advanced degree in International Finance and Business, is a regional expert in Treasury Management and an accredited fellow of the Macroeconomic and Financial Management Institute of Eastern and Southern Africa (MEFMI).
Having worked for the Reserve Bank of Malawi for over 20 years, Mr Wiyo is credited with several developments in the financial sector such as the establishment of the stock exchange, commodity exchanges, capital market players and various innovations in the area of finance including public debt issuances and settlement systems. He brings vision and innovative financing to EDF.
Chifuniro trained locally and internationally in accounting, finance, auditing and business management. He holds an MBA in Banking & Finance and a Bachelors degree in Accounting. A fully qualified Accountant and fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), Chifuniro is a Certified Public Accountant and Member of the Malawi Accountants Board as well as the Chartered Institute of Accountants in Malawi (ICAM). He is also a Chartered Banker with the Chartered Institute of Bankers in Scotland. Apart from these, Chifuniro has also received specialised training in a number of areas including financial markets; development finance; structured trade finance; credit & investment appraisal. He is a seasoned qualified accountant with extensive experience in assurance services, business advisory, operations, finance, accounting and taxation. Prior to joining the institution he worked with PTC Group Limited both in operations and finance departments, Graham Carr (Certified Public Accountants) and Indefund Limited. He joined the Export Development Fund in the year 2012 from Indefund Limited, also a Development Finance Institution where he served as Head of Finance & Administration and doubled as Company Secretary.
Head of Credit
Edward proudly holds a Masters in Finance and Control from Amity University in India. He is also a qualified accountant of the Association of the Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and a member of Institute of Chartered Accountants in Malawi (ICAM). He has attended a number of worldly recognized courses in Banking and Lending in general within and outside Malawi.
Edward joined Export Development Fund as a Head of Operations in May 2015 and is responsible for managing the credit portfolio of the Fund.
Prior to joining EDF, he worked for NBS and FDH Banks for over 14 years in different capacities ranging from Credit Manager to Senior Manager for Person and Business Banking. During this period, he played a critical role in appraising projects, project monitoring and credit risk management as well as advising Entrepreneurs from various sectors. Edward is thus endowed with vast experience in credit management.
To all Entrepreneurs and specifically exporters burdened with hustles of realizing the potential of their export business, Edward will take you through all the steps involved in picking up the financing mode tailor-made for your situation.