Mr. Patrick Kalifungwa is a D.Phil. in Business Research Candidate. He holds a Doctor of Business Administration from The American University, USA, an MBA from The University of Lincolnshire, UK, a Master of Science in Management from the University of Glamorgan, Wales as well as a Diploma in Management from the Association of Business Execs. Mr. Kalifungwa has sat as the Deputy Minister of Finance for Zambia as well as being the Cabinet Minister for Natural Resources. He is the Vice Chancellor and Founder of Livingston University of Tourism, Zambia and the Deputy Vice Chancellor of Cavendish University, Zambia. Professionally, he has held the positions of CEO, Chairman and Consultant at various companies as well as holding the Chair at international conferences. He is professionally affiliated to the Zambia Institute of Marketing, the Chartered Institute of Marketing, the Association of Business Executives and also involved in charitable organizations and has served as Chairman of the Association of Round Table in Zambia as well as on a number of boards.