Esmie Banda is a Scientific Administrator for Malawi Epidemiology and Intervention Research Unit (MEIRU) with experience in budget development, contract and grand administration, facilitating communications between partners, maintaining a database for publications, arranging, organizing and coordinating meetings, devising research proposals and programs, organizing resources, writing reports and facilitating and monitoring delivery on targets and scientific output.

Esmie is a qualified Administrator with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and has 16 years’ experience both in Parastatal and Non- Governmental organizations.