Tamala Chirwa is an International Coach Federation (ICF) Credentialed Associate Certified Coach specializing in Executive Leadership and Group and Team Coaching.  She is a Certified DISC Practitioner, Corporate Trainer/Leadership Consultant.  She has an MBA from MANCOSA, ACCA Diploma in Financial Management and a Post-Graduate Management Certificate from University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business.

During her twenty-year corporate career, she has held various positions in leading organizations in Malawi, South Africa and Kenya. She has excelled at delivering high-value solutions as a manager in Finance, Administration and Human Resources Management functions.  She is highly experienced in designing and delivering leadership development and coach-training programmes in organizations.  She is a Vital Voices Leadership Fellow and a member of a Global Network of Women Leaders who improve lives in their communities (www.vitalvoices.org).

Tamala is the Founder of Professional Coaching Institute (PCI) – a coach-training company that develops professional coaches through coach-training programmes and supports leaders to embed coaching in their corporate cultures through leadership development and coaching programmes. She is currently the Director of Women in News – Africa (www.womeninnews.org). Her past roles include: 

  • Subject Matter Expert and Coach for the MBA Leadership Lab of the African Leadership University;
  • Malawi Coach/Cohort Facilitator for the Breakfast Club Africa.

Empowering African Leaders

Tamala works with and supports leaders who intentionally seek to transform their leadership journeys for their own growth and the people they lead.  Her coaching philosophy is on the premise that high performers/potentials must be adequately supported to sustain the successes they register in their career trajectories to build powerful legacies. Her coaching and facilitation style entails guiding executives through life-changing personal/leadership development expeditions in their quest to succeed.  She is committed to significantly contributing towards advancing the coaching agenda in Africa to enhance the leadership capacity of African leaders as they generate solutions to African challenges.