Founder & Management

Mildred T Kaunda, founder and principal consultant of Cutting Edge PR, focuses on the ongoing sustainability of the agency, creates strategic communication frameworks for the client's campaigns and oversees all client service.

She is a results oriented senior executive with over 25 years experience in media relations, positioning strategies, branding & integrated marketing communications plans and financial services. Mildred has worked in various international financial institutions (including Investec, Standard Corporate and Merchant Bank, East and African Development Bank and Deloittes) in Kenya, South Africa and Zambia.

She is a Chartered Public Relations Practitioner (CPRP) of the Public Relations Institute of Southern Africa (PRISA), a senior member (MIPRA) of the International Public Relations Association (IPRA) as well as holds BA (Cum Laude) and MBA degrees (University of Melbourne). Mildred was elected in January 2010 as the IPRA Council Member and National Chair for Zambia for a two-year term. She was a member of the interim founding committee that launched the Zambia Public Relations Association (ZAPRA) in May 2010 and was elected a committee member of the same in December 2010 for a two-year term. She is a board member of the American Chamber of Commerce in Zambia and a Representative Director for ZCCM-IH Plc.

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