Meet the leadership team who are at the helm of Alliance Holdings Limited. All dedicated to applying their decades of experience to solving our clients’ unique challenges.
MSc IBF, MBA, BAcc
Christian is an experienced and top-notch leader with a wealth of experience in General Management, Commercial and Business Strategy, Sales and Finance Operations, having spent over 14 years in various roles within the Financial Services Industry in Malawi. In his most recent role, Christian was responsible for Alliance Capital operations as CEO, overseeing its turnaround strategy and transforming it to deliver impressive growth and results by re-organizing the business and introducing new products. Christian is also credited with the setting up of the Alliance Stockbrokers Ltd. Prior to joining Alliance Capital, he worked for African Alliance Malawi Ltd as Head of Trading and Head of Money Market at Stockbrokers Malawi Ltd. He holds a Master’s Degree in International Banking and Finance (IBF) from University of Salford, Manchester UK, a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Management College of Southern Africa (MANCOSA) and a Bachelor of Accountancy Degree from the University of Malawi, Polytechnic. Christian is a certified broker by The South African Institute of Financial Markets (SAIFM).
Christian serves on the Boards of Alliance Capital Ltd, Smile Life Ltd, Sycamore Credit Ltd and Alliance Stockbrokers Ltd as a Non-Executive Director.
FCCA, CA(Mw), BAcc
Andrews has more than 22 years’ experience in Investment Management, Corporate Finance and Accounting. He joined Alliance Capital on 1st January, 2018. Prior to that he worked as Finance Manager/ Compa-ny Secretary for lndetrust Limited, then a licenced Investment/ Portfolio Management company for 19 years where he was responsible for the Finance and Investment Management functions in additional to Com-pany Secretarial roles. He had previously worked for KPMG and Malawi Bureau of Standards as auditor and Head of Finance respectively. An-drews is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA) and also holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Accountancy) Degree and Diploma in Business Studies both from The University of Malawi. He is a Certified Accountant (CA) with the Institute of Chartered Accoun-tants in Malawi (ICAM). Andrews has previously served as a Director on the boards of Ethanol Company Limited, Capital Investments Limited, PEW Limited and lode-trust Holdings Limited.
CIA, CA(Mw), BAcc
Ackson has over 15 years of internal auditing and risk management experience, most of which has been in the financial services industry including banking, insurance and asset management. He has worked with a variety of reputable companies at head of internal audit level and has successfully executed audit projects in eight different countries. Ackson is a Certified Internal Auditor, Chartered Accountant and a holder of Bachelor of Accountancy degree from University of Malawi. He is an active member of the Institute of Internal Auditors Malawi (IIAM), Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and Institute of Chartered Accountants in Malawi (ICAM). He is the current President of the Institute of Internal Auditors, Malawi (2019 – 2021).