The World-Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) Zambia has named Nachilala Nkombo as its new Country Director. Ms. Nkombo joins the conservation giant from the One Campaign in Johannesburg, South Africa where she was serving as Deputy Director for Africa.
Her role with WWF Zambia commenced on 11th January 2018.
This is according to a statement released by WWF Zambia Head of Communications and Marketing Eneya Phiri.
Frederick Kumah, Director of WWF Africa said “Ms. Nkombo comes to WWF with a wealth of leadership experience in international development. She was an exceptional candidate out of a pool of remarkable aspirants.”
“Ms. Nkombo is someone with demonstrated leadership credentials, a proven fundraiser and campaigner and a natural communicator who has great enthusiasm and passion for conservation and development. We are confident that she will spearhead the delivery of
Nachilala Nkombo has over 10 years management proficiency across various organizations where she successfully led a number of national and international policy reform initiatives.
Her leadership expertise covers a range of sustainable development policy areas.
Most recently she successfully led partnerships with the Africa Union, the African Development Bank, civil society
Ms. Nkombo said, “I am excited to return to Zambia and
Ms. Nkombo will lead the WWF Zambia team in implementing the new country conservation strategy that focuses on supporting the Zambian government
As a global thought leader, Ms. Nkombo is a member of the Malabo-Montpellier panel as well the Chicago Council on Global Affairs 2018 global food security report.
She is a Zambian national with a degree in Economics from the University of Zambia and a Master’s degree in public policy from Germany.