Dr Ernest Mupwaya is a doctorate holder in Business Administration. He holds a Bachelor of Engineering Degree in Electrical and an MBA.

He has extensive experience of over 20 years in the Electricity Industry at the senior management level. He has also held several senior positions which include Managing Director, Director – Distribution and Customer Care, Divisional Manager, Regional Manager, Project Manager, Senior Engineer for ZESCO Limited. Through these various roles, he has gained valuable knowledge and understanding of the operations of power distribution companies as well as the management of utility companies. In these roles, he has been involved in the execution of strategies for ATC & C loss reduction, improvement of operational efficiency through effective use of integrated business information system, pre-paid meter roll-out, and customer service programmes.