Matongo is a Chartered Marketer, Business Strategist and a Lecturer of Marketing, having pursued a multi dimension career encompassing corporate management, academia and private consultancy. He has more than 25 years private sector experience spanning across FMCG, Tourism, Education and Training.
He is currently Acting Director General at Zambia Development Agency (ZDA). Matongo is also a Co-Founder and Vice Chairman of the Board of Governors for Kenneth Kaunda Metropolitan University. He is a past President of the Zambia Institute of Marketing (ZIM) and has served and chaired a number of Boards which includes Zambia Tourism Board, Zambia Institute of Mass Communication Trust (ZAMCOM), Palliative Care Alliance, Zambia Special Olympics Board. He is currently the President of ASI for Southern Africa and India Ocean Division overseeing 21 countries.
He is a Doctorate student and a holder of an Msc in Marketing, MBA – General, BA in Economics and a Post Graduate Diploma in Marketing. He is also a trained Diplomat. Matongo is a Fellow of both Zambia Institute of Marketing (ZIM) and Chartered Institute Marketing – UK (CIM) and an award winning Marketer having won both Marketing Personality of the year and President’s Marketing award.
Zambia Development Agency (ZDA) was established in 2006 by an Act of Parliament to foster economic growth and development by promoting trade and investment through an efficient, effective and coordinated private sector led economic development strategy.