Sean Kampondeni is the Director of Communications at Malawi’s State House and the Executive Assistant to President of Malawi.
Prior to his appointment to public service, Sean worked as Assistant to Dr. Lazarus Chakwera, the MCP President, Director of Communications for Dr. Chakwera’s Presidential Campaign, and a Speechwriter for Dr. Chakwera during his tenure as Malawi’s Leader of Opposition.
Sean is the founder of Flood Church Lilongwe, a vibrant and youthful multinational community in Malawi’s capital, which he led for 10 years from 2008 to 2018. Flood Church Lilongwe is part of a network of churches that form the Flood Church Association in Malawi, of which Sean is President.
Sean holds a Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Studies and Mass Communications, with 20 years’ experience in media and broadcasting, as well as a Master of Arts in Christian Leadership, both from African Bible College, where he is the President of the ABC Alumni Association. He is also both the founder of Siddim Dynamic, a consultancy firm specializing in developing leadership and governance resources and training, and the founder of Benjamin General, a supplier of technological and logistical solutions to corporates. Sean is also a published author and social commentator, with prolific writings covering the areas of romantic fiction, theology, and sociopolitical analysis.
Sean lives in Lilongwe, Malawi, with his wife Tapiwa and their four children.