Smoden Chimbalu

Director and Head of Real Estate, Jersey

Smoden Chimbalu

Smoden Joined Vistra as an Associate Director in the Alternative Investments team in June 2018 and is now working as a Director with a focus on Real Estate.

Smoden began his career in financial services as a Trainee Accountant with Deloitte Malawi in 2004. He moved to the Channel Islands in 2008 and joined PwC based in Guernsey where he was involved in the audit of different structures in financial services including real estate, funds and private equity. 

Prior to joining Vistra, Smoden worked as Senior Manager (Outsourcing) at BDO Limited where he led a team of qualified accountants within Outsourcing and Accounting. He managed a portfolio which included large real estate clients, private equity and alternative investments funds.  

With a bachelor’s degree in social sciences majoring in economics from the University of Malawi, Smoden is a qualified accountant with the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and is also a Fellow Member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA).

Smoden speaks fluent English and Chichewa (Malawian language).

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