Event conference speaker

AfriLabs Annual Gathering 2022

Profile Details

Name: Hon. Felix Chipota Mutati

Post: Minister of Technology and Science Zambia

Categories: Keynote Speaker, Speaker

Honorable Felix Chipota Mutati is one of Zambia’s long standing politicians. He was appointed as the Minister of Technology and Science by H. E. Hakainde Hichilema, President of the Republic of Zambia, in September 2021.

Hon. Mutati was one of the first ACCA members in Zambia. He is the very first ever ACCA global advocacy award winner, first ACCA brand Ambasador and only African to ever hold the two accolades. Prior to his political career, he worked in a number various institutions and held different posts at parastatal organisations such as the Zambia Electricity Supply Corporation, the Zambia National Hotels Development Corporation and the Zambia Industrial and Mining Corporation.

During his political career, Hon. Mutati was elected to parliament in 2001 and has since served as a cabinet minister for various portfolios including energy and water development; commerce, trade and industry; and finance, before assuming the role in works and supply. In addition, his business acumen has since led to the introduction of various initiatives to diversify Zambia’s technological landscape under the Ministry of Science and Technology.