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Beatrice M Grillo is Managing Partner of Gadsden Grillo and Company Chartered Accountants.

Mrs Grillo is an Economist and Chartered Accountant, Fellow of Zambia Institute of Certified Accountants (ZICA) with a Diploma in Advanced Finance from Delft in Netherlands. She has worked in the parastatal and private sectors as an Accountant, rising to Chief Accountant and Head Accountant at Indeco Group of Companies Head Office, a parastatal conglomerate with over 42 companies. Previous to this she worked for DHL International as Finance and Administration Manager before going into Consultancy and finally forming a partnership where she is currently the Managing Partner of Gadsden Grillo.

She has over 30 years of experience working and sitting on several boards holding various positions, notably Treasurer and later Chairperson of Non Governmental Organizations Coordinating Council (NGOCC) and the Zambia Governance Foundation (ZGF).

She has a Diploma in Spiritual Direction as well as a Certificate in Evangelism from Haggai Institute in Hawaii and has held several senior positions in the church and community at large. She is a gender activist and pro-poor policy campaigner involved in charitable activities.