Prior to joining GHC, Simon worked for Japan International Cooperation Agency where he managed the volunteer program, facilitating the development of projects in public health and HIV/AIDS, and developing tools for security and safety of volunteers. Simon also managed office ICT infrastructure, procurement, contracts for volunteers’ accommodation, and general logistics. Simon holds a bachelor’s degree in humanities from the University of Malawi where he was the President of Chancellor College Health Network, a student organization responsible for HIV/AIDS awareness. He was awarded a National Bank of Malawi Best Student Award for Faculty of Humanities. Simon also holds a master’s degree in public administration and international development from the University of York. He received a full scholarship for this program from the Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarship scheme.
Fun Fact: Simon is head over heels for traditional African cuisine, especially delicious mopane worms! His favorite movie to watch is Rush Hour by Jackie Chan and Chris Tucker.