Dr. Cryford Mumba read economics at the University of Zambia and graduated with a bachelor of arts degree. He complemented his economics degree with the advanced diploma in project management (Institute of Commercial Management, UK), diploma in banking and financial services (Zambia Institute of Banking and Financial services, Zambia), diploma in marketing (ICM, UK). He then expanded his knowledge of business through the accountancy program (ACCA, UK) for which he is a finalist. He holds an MBA (MANCOSA, South Africa) with a thesis, “Limited Access to Credit among Women Market Traders.” Finally, he holds a PhD in economics (Cambell State University, USA) with a thesis, “Understanding Money Intelligence.”
Dr. Mumba is the proprietor and chief executive officer of Premier College of Banking and Finance, a firm specializing in financial training and consulting. His specialist teaching areas include financial mathematics, statistical analysis, corporate finance, financial reporting, and economics. He has written extensively on banking and financial services course. He is the author of Understanding Money Intelligence, Understanding Statistical Analysis, and a host of other banking and financial services training manuals. He is also the editor of the Student Banker Magazine and a columnist on financial matters for Business Analysis Newspaper.
He resides in Lusaka, married, and is a supporter of Arsenal Football Club. His hobbies include reading and writing.