The Roads Authority is headed by a Chief Executive Officer. There are four Departmental Directors – Major Projects, Planning and Development, Maintenance,  Corporate Services. This is senior management which deals with policy and strategy. Below the Directors are middle managenemt that ensure policy implementation.

Senior Management


Eng. Sam Kadangwe

Director of Major Projects

Engineer Sam Kadangwe obtained a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Malawi – the Polytechnic and a Master of Science Degree in Construction Management from Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University in South Africa and an MBA obtained from Eastern and Southern Africa Management Institute (ESAMI).  Eng. Kadangwe joined Roads as Project Engineer has worked for Roads Authority in various portfolios both in Maintenance and Construction Departments. Before becoming Director he worked as Chief Engineer in Maintenance Department at Roads Authority Regional Office (South) responsible for managing the entire road network for the Southern Region of Malawi. Eng. Kadangwe has over 20 years experience in the construction industry.