Wisdom Lipenga

Project Manager

Wisdom is our Project Manager, based in Malawi. He manages our Malawi project on strengthening the role of Parliament in development activity. He is responsible for leading the project’s implementation, M&E functions, liaising with project partners, and working with our team and Associates to enable smooth project delivery.

Prior to joining  GPG, he had served the Malawi Local Government Association (MALGA) as a Programme Officer responsible for Governance and Gender Justice. During his time at MALGA, he facilitated various capacity building interventions for both elected and non-elected council members and staff. He also participated in the Local Authorities Performance Assessments (LAPA) and various lobby and advocacy initiatives aimed at creating conducive operating environment for local governments in Malawi. He was also key in facilitating  various interventions aimed at promoting active citizen participation and engagement and the mainstreaming of gender in the local governance and decentralisation agenda.

He holds a Bachelor of Education Social Studies which was obtained from the University of Malawi in 2014. He is fluent in English and Chichewa.