Sandras J. Phiri is a fun inspirational educator, speaker and entrepreneur. He is the CEO and co-founder of Africa Trust Academy, an education company dedicated to inspiring and educating people for economic transformation. ATA owns Pranary, an innovative online financial literacy education platform aimed to reach a billion people in developing nations. Sandras is passionate about education and exponential technologies and he is the Chapter Director for Startup Grind Lusaka.

Sandras has spoken and consulted in several countries including Zambia, Malawi and Bali Indonesia, Silicon Valley USA and has worked with renowned organisations such as General Electric, the African Union and several companies listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange. He has lectured at 11 major universities in South Africa and is a mentor on South African Broadcasting Corporation TV programme that focuses on enabling entrepreneurs to build successful businesses. Sandras has experience in banking, mobile payments, insurance, unit trust and IT. He holds a Computer Science degree and an MBA from University of Cape Town. He lives in Cape Town South Africa with his wife Lelemba and two kids. Visit for more.