Regional Programme Director for Leadership for Environment and Development for Southern and Eastern Africa (Lead SEA). Sosten Chiotha has a bachelor of Education from the University of Malawi, a Masters degree in Medical parasitology from London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (UK) and a PhD in Environmental Science from the University of Maryland (USA).
Dr Dalitso Kafumbata
University of Malawi, Chancellor College
ASSETS Postdoctoral researcher
Dalitso holds a faculty position in the Department of Biological Sciences. He is keen on applying systems thinking to natural resource management. Over the years, he has acquired field experience in participatory research methods and development communication to facilitate community development.
Welton has an MSc in Environmental Sciences from the University of Malawi and over 10 years work experience in development fields including environment and natural resources management, food security, and governance. Since March 2010 he has been Programme Manager for the Lake Chilwa Basin Climate Change Adaptation Programme coordinated by LEAD Southern and Eastern Africa and implemented in collaboration with WorldFish and Malawi’s Department of Forestry.
Dr Joseph Nagoli
Senior Reserach Analyst
WorldFish Center, Malawi
Prof Charlie Shakleton
Full Professor & Head of Department
Charlie Shackleton is Professor and Head of Department of Environmental Science at Rhodes University, Grahamstown, South Africa. Having trained as a plant ecologist, Charlie has many years of experience working in and leading interdisciplinary research teams investigating the links between use of natural resources and human wellbeing and poverty, and how unsustainable use impacts ecological and socio-economics dimensions of socio-ecological systems. Most of his work has been in rural areas of southern Africa, but more lately has included urban areas too.