About Managing Consultant/CEO of Centre for Management Excellence UK – Godwin Lewanika
Godwin is a Chartered Marketer and a sales/marketing professional, business development professional and management consultant with over 40 years’ international business experience across markets.
Prior to moving to the UK, Godwin, spent 17 years working for Zambia Airways, rising to Controller Sales Administration and Interline, Revenue Reporting Manager, Sales Manager and Acting Revenue Accountant respectively at the time of liquidation in 1994. Godwin holds a Diploma in Journalism, a Certificate and a Post-Graduate Diploma in Marketing from the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM). A Master of Business Administration (MBA) Marketing-Pathway Degree from the leading UK’s Business School, The University of Hull and currently is a final year post-graduate research student for a Professional Doctorate in Business Administration (ProfDBA) with Lord Ashcroft International Business School, Anglia Ruskin University in Cambridge, United Kingdom, field of research is, “ Public Sector Reform: The Leadership Factor in Attaining an Effective and Efficient Public Service”
Airline Industry Qualifications:
Godwin holds Galileo CRS computerised reservations systems certificate (10 IATA points), Virgin Atlantic Fares and Ticketing Level 1 & 2 certificates (20 IATA points) rendering him a qualified international travel agent with 30 IATA points and a certificate in basic international air cargo handling.
English Tourist Board:
From the English Tourist Board, Godwin holds certificates in Welcome Host, Welcome All, and International Customer Care
Membership of Professional Bodies:
Godwin has been a corporate member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) since 1999 and a Chartered Marketer, a full member of the Chartered Institute Marketing Travel Industry Group (CIMTIG), a full member of the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) the only Chartered Professional Body dedicated to promoting the highest standards in management and leadership excellence in the UK. A full member of Institute of Directors (IoD) UK Chapter.
Provision of Learning and Development to Public Sector Organisations:
From 2004 to 2010, Godwin worked for RIPA International (formerly the Royal Institute of Public Administration), had primary responsibility for account management of business clients from East and South African Countries, South Asia, South East Asia, the Middle East, Caribbean and parts of West Africa, growing my account to generate £1million annual revenues made possible through effective business development skills and selling of open courses delivered in London by RIPA International.
RIPA International was owned CAPITA Business Services’ wing of Learning and Development, specialising in leadership and management programmes attracting delegates from across 74 Countries world-wide. CAPITA Group Plc is an investor in people firm with ISO 900 1:2000 accreditation a FTSE100 company (top 100 UK company) UK’s leading business process outsourcing (BPO) and professional services company with over 73,000 employees across the UK, Europe, South Africa and Asia with annual turn-over of £4.8 billion as at 2016, ranked number 60 in Forbes 100 innovators list.