Chief Justice Irene Mambilima

Chief Justice Irene Mambilima

Speaker Session B2: Overreach of Executive Powers 

Irene Chirwa Mambilima (born March 31, 1952) is the Chief Justice of Zambia, in office since 2015.

Prior to her appointment as Chief Justice, Mambilima was the Chairperson of the Electoral Commission of Zambia. In this position, she presided over Zambia’s 2006, 2011 presidential and parliamentary elections, and the January 2015 presidential by-election. She has been part of several election observer missions including in Liberia, Kenya, Mozambique and Seychelles.Other past international assignments have included serving as Sessional Judge of the Supreme Court of The Gambia.

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