Senior Analyst-Research and Regulatory Policy, Bank Supervision, Bank of Zambia
Velika Mpundu is a Chartered Accountant by profession. She is a Senior Analyst-Research and Regulatory Policy at the Bank of Zambia. Her work among other things involves the development of new financial sector policies and review existing policies for the financial sector, providing the necessary input to projects and initiatives required for financial sector development, conducting fitness and probity assessments for applications for persons of significant Influence, preparation of periodic Financial Inclusion articles and matters regarding Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism.
She is a multi-skilled individual with more than 22 years’ work experience in challenging, goal-oriented environments such as banking, micro finance, internal and external audit, and insurance regulation. She has experience in public office through the Office of the Auditor General, Pensions and Insurance Authority and currently at Bank of Zambia. She holds an MBA in Finance with the Copperbelt University and is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and Zambia Institute of Chartered Accountants; she is also a Certified Anti Money Laundering Specialist and holds Certificate in Risk Management in Financial Services. She serves as a member of the National Task Force of Senior Officials in Zambia on AML/CFT and a one Zambia’s representatives on the Audit Committee at the Eastern and Southern Africa Anti Money Laundering Group (ESAAMLG). She is past committee member on the Risk and Audit Board Committees of National Water and Sanitation Council (NWASCO) and Food Reserve Agency (FRA).