I am Alick Mphonda from Malawi specifically working with the National Statistical office as Chief Statistician. I have worked for some time with the National Statistics office precisely about 15 years now. I have risen through the ranks up to the current position of Chief Statistician. I hold a Master in Social Research as a highest qualification obtained in Australia. I have through the years worked in Economic Statistics, Demographic Statistics and currently working in the Agriculture Statistics. I have also worked as a National Coordinator of the National Statistical System in Malawi. As a national Coordinator I oversaw the production of Statistics in all sectores in the country. Presently, I have been tasked to work as a National Focal Point for the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals in Malawi.