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Seodi White

Public Sector Reforms in the Office of the Vice President, Ministry of Economic Planning and Public Sector Reforms in the Government of Malawi
Chief Director
Seodi White is a lawyer and is the Chief Director responsible for Public Sector Reforms in the Office of the Vice President, Ministry of Economic Planning and Public Sector Reforms in the Government of Malawi. She is  the technical lead in the public sector reforms agenda in the government of Malawi and therefore provides direct technical advisory to the Vice President of the Republic of Malawi in the formulation and design, implementation and monitoring of the Governments’ Public Sector Reforms agenda.

Seodi is a skilled organisational change management expert, public service management expert, public policy expert having given direct advice on public policy and public law design to over 25 government policies and laws across the board as well as having directly formulated the Malawi National Public Sector Reforms Policy (2018 to 2023) and Malawi Public Service Management Policy (2018 to 2023) as well as the Public Service Bill (2019).

Before she joined the Civil Service, she worked as a women’s rights activist and researcher in an NGO called Women and Law In Southern Africa Research Trust (WLSA) through which she directly helped in the formulation of 3 ground breaking laws aimed at achieving gender equality and these are: the Prevention of Domestic Violence Act (2006), the Wills and Inheritance (Deceased Estate Administration Act) (2012), the Marriage, Divorce and Family Relations Act, (2015).

She also facilitated the drafting and presentation the Malawi’s first CEDAW shadow report to the United Nations in New York City in 2006.

Over and above this work, she is also an international development and humanitarian consultant having worked in over 12 countries in that capacity over a period of 15 years intermittently.
She is generally interested in leadership development and how that facilitates change management. She also coaches on personal target setting for achievement of personal goals and is currently writing an E-Book on the same topic.