Martin Kalunga Banda

About Martin Kalungu Banda

Martin has worked at senior levels in business, government and civil society, and is an experienced designer and facilitator of innovation and change processes. He has been a thinking partner to Global Leaders and Heads of State, including three years as Chief of Staff and Special Advisor, to the third President of Zambia.

Areas of interest

  • Cross Sector Collaboration
  • Participatory Learning
  • Facilitating innovation processes

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Martin Kalungu-Banda is a consultant in organisation and leadership development, a facilitator of innovation and change; trainer, coach and author. He is faculty for the Presencing Institute, and for HSBC Next Generation Development, HRH Duke of Edinburgh’s Commonwealth Study Conference for Leaders, and University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership. Martin works with business, government and civil society leaders globally. He has been thinking partners to Chiefs of Staff and Heads of State, including 3 years as Chief of Staff and Special Advisor to the President of Zambia.

Martin has led collaborative innovation on diverse global health issues, and is the Author of “Leading Like Madiba: Leadership Lessons from Nelson Mandela (2006), It’s How We End That Matters: Leadership Lessons from an African President (2009), and Driftology: How to Access Life’s Greatest Opportunities by flying on the wings of others (2015). He is qualified in OD and Coaching; and in Public Affairs, Philosophy, Development Studies and Anthropology.

Martin leads an African Leadership programme called Ubuntu Lab – an innovation programme designed to empower African citizens to fulfil their visions for change.

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