Saulos Chilima Net Worth 2023: Saulos Klaus Chilima is a Malawian economist and politician who is the current vice president of the Republic of Malawi. Before becoming an active politician, He was the CEO of Airtel in Malawi
Saulos Chilima Net Worth
|Saulos Chilima Net Worth 2023||$5 million|
|Date of birth||12 February 1973|
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Saulos Chilima Biography
Born on 12th February 1973 at Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital, in Blantyre, Malawi, Chilima is the first child of Henderson Brown Chilima of Ching’anga Village, T/A Njewa, Lilongwe and Elizabeth Frances Chilima of Mbilintengerenji Village, T/A Champiti, Ntcheu.
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He spent most of his early life in Blantyre where his parents were working and, like most children during his time, spent his long school holidays with his paternal and maternal grandparents in the villages of Lilongwe and Ntcheu, respectively.
Chilima attended his primary school at HHI and Dharap primary schools, and his secondary education at the Marist Brothers Mtendere Secondary School Thiwi in the Dedza District.
He proceeded to the University of Malawi, Chancellor College, where he graduated with a degree in social sciences in 1994. After working for a few years, he returned to his alma mater to pursue a master’s degree in Knowledge Management, graduating in 2006. On 10 August 2015, Chilima received his Ph.D in Knowledge Management from the University of Bolton in the United Kingdom.
Chilima started his work career at Lever Brothers (Mw) Limited now Unilever before moving on to the Leasing and Finance Company of Malawi, and later Southern Bottlers Limited (now Castel Malawi). His last professional assignment was at Airtel Malawi where he was hired to lead its sales team before being named the first-ever local managing director for the company in 2010.
Chilima’s most notable professional career successes include spearheading the strategic and breakthrough projects at Airtel, namely Project Precision, Yabooka, Airtel Money, and a 3G network upgrade, which resulted in significant impacts on the business revenue and employee engagement, growing Airtel Malawi’s annual revenue by 75% over a period of three years from USD54m in 2010 to USD95m in 2013.
In politics, Chilima also served as minister for disaster relief and public events. He is a member of the Leadership Council of Compact 2025, a partnership that develops and disseminates evidence-based advice to politicians and other decision-makers aimed at ending hunger and undernutrition by 2025, and has written on the topic of malnutrition.
In the 2020 presidential election, Chilima contested the race as Lazarus Chakwera’s running mate for the Malawi Congress Party, in the tonse alliance which brought up to nine opposition political parties with hopes to topple the Mutharika administration
Saulos Chilima Net Worth
Saulos Chilima is one of the richest people in Malawi. However, we currently do not have the figures to quantify his wealth.
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