Florence Mulenga Shawa - General Manager (All Camps)

“Flossie”, as she is known and loved, is Zambian born and bred but grew up in the UK between Dumfries, Carlisle, Northumberland and Reading. After amassing a BA in business administration and an HND in business and finance she decided to return to her homeland in 2001, where she was the MD of the renowned Chainama Hotel in Lusaka for a number of years.

A self-confessed city girl, Flossie joined Chongwe in 2009 with no bush experience whatsoever. She survived her first season in camp without a scratch, and is now completely “converted”, having fallen madly in love with the Lower Zambezi valley.

Flossie is the lynchpin for the whole Chongwe operation. With a permanent smile on her face and infectious laugh she brings the whole team together and never fails to boost morale.

When not in camp she is based in Lusaka with her and husband Allan who is also part of the Chongwe management team. In their spare time in the off season other than just getting their city fix they are also project managing the construction of their new house just outside of town.

Lower Zambezi

Chongwe River Camp
Chongwe River Camp