Christone obtained both his Ph.D and MSc in Agricultural Economics from the University of Kent at Canterbury in 2014. His interests are in agricultural market analysis and integration of small-scale producers into markets. He joined NAPAS-Malawi office in January 2017 as a Policy and Research Analyst on a Consultancy basis. Christone is well conversant with the agriculture sector in Malawi. Prior to joining NAPAS-Malawi office, Christone worked in the Economic Common Service (ECS) of the Government of the Republic of Malawi. He has worked in the Planning Department of the Ministry of Agriculture under the ECS since 2003.