Diploma in Business Studies 1991, Bachelor of Commerce (Accountancy) Degree 1993, Masters of Science in Strategic Management 2011.
Fellow of the ACCA since 2004
Chartered Accountant (Malawi) since 1997
Member in Practice of Institute of Chartered Accountants in Malawi since 2005
1993 to 1996: Coopers & Lybrand – Audit Supervisor
1996 to 1999: Internal Audit Manager – BP Malawi
1999 to 2001: Group Chief Internal Auditor – Import & Export Group
2001 to 2002: Group Financial Controller – Import & Export Group
2002 to 2004: Audit Manager – KPMG
2004 to 2006: Associate Director – KPMG Malawi
2006 to 2018: Partner and CEO at KPMG Partnership and KPMG Advisory Services Limited
2018 to date: Partner and CEO at Grant Thornton Consulting Limited
Chairman of Logic Country Hotels Limited
Founding Director and Chairman of BoD of Rural Development Investments Holdings Plc a startup non listed public company responsible for running various subsidiary companies in areas of enery, tourism, agriculture, textiles, transport Health and rural transformation.
Board Member of the Society of Accountants now ICAM up to 2010
Hastings has had responsible for Transactional Services for the firm including mergers and acquisitions, listing, capital raising and balance sheet restructuring, Corporate Insolvency and liquidations, Business Turnaround Strategies and dealing with start-ups. Partner responsible for the audit of the firms major listed entities on the Malawi Stock Exchange, and Financial Institutions.