Sipho Phiri

Sipho P. M. Phiri

Executive Chairman, Western Power Company Limited


Sipho is an established entrepreneur with a wide range of business interests including property development, IT and power generation. He is banker by profession and has extensive Corporate Finance, Transaction Advisory and Corporate Turnaround experience. Having left the consulting and finance world in 2006 to pursue his own business interests Sipho has subsequently become an Infrastructure Developer, currently utilising these skills in both Corporate Finance and Banking to develop both a 50MW Hydroelectricity and a 100MW Grid Solar pv generation projects.

Sipho is currently the Honorary Consul for the Kingdom of Denmark and he is the Vice Chairman of the American School, a position he has held for 14 years. Sipho, along with his brother, have formed the DARP Foundation to promote education and sports for underprivileged Zambians and works with the Zambia Society Trust, a registered UK Charity to help vulnerable Zambians across the country. In the past Sipho has also sat on Zambia’s Human Rights Commission focussing on minority rights.