Quality Assurance (QA)

Academic Qualifications:

  • BEng, University of Zambia
  • MSc, Cranfield University
  • PhD, University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne.

Professional Experience

Dr Tambatamba has served in a number of positions within the University and the country. He joined the University as a Research Fellow rising to the position of Manager, Technology Development Unit (TDAU) in which position he served for 10 years and later joined the National Technology Business Centre (NTBC) as Director. He re-joined the University of Zambia in the Directorate of Quality Assurance in 2019. Dr Tambatamba has more than 30 years’ experience in training and applied research; leadership and management; project management, technology and innovation management and other business development support services. He was one of the pioneers of the Southern Africa Innovation Support (SAIS) programme which saw innovation management take centre stage in both the private and public sectors and the academia in Zambia. Furthermore, Dr Tambatamba was a pioneer member of the COMESA Innovation Council. He has also participated in the development and evaluation of a number of national policies including the Transport; Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME); Science, Technology and Innovation; and intellectual policies.

Professional Affiliations

• A Fellow of the Engineering Institution of Zambia (EIZ)