Mrs Jessica Mwinga CHOMBO
Acting Director Export Development
Zambia Development Agency
BIO – Mrs. Jessica Mwinga Chombo
Organisation: Zambia Development Agency – National IPA mandated to foster economic development through promoting and facilitating investments, trade, and competitiveness of local businesses.
Current Position: Acting Director – Export Development
Investment Promotion & Facilitation with over 25 years specialist experience in the attraction and facilitation of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) & Local Direct Investment (LDI), appraisal and analysis of investment projects. Served in various capacities across all the technical divisions and departments of the Zambia Investment Centre, Head - Investment Promotion Department of the Zambia Development Agency.
An excellent Business Development skills with ability to analyse trends in local and foreign direct investment flows to assess the magnitude, source, determinants, impact and direction of the economy; project profiling and facilitation of strategic business partnerships;
Qualifications: Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), Master of Business Administration (MBA).
The Zambia Development Agency (ZDA) was established by the ZDA Act No. 11 of 2006. It became operational in 2007 as a quasi-Government institution under the Ministry of Commerce, Trade and Industry (MCTI). The Agency is headed by the Director General as its chief executive officer who reports to a non - executive Board of Directors.
The mandate of the Agency is to foster economic development through promoting and facilitating investments, trade, and competitiveness of local businesses. The Agency also facilitates public private partnerships and privatization.