MCK&L Consulting Ltd is a dynamic organization that actively advises, supports and strives to add value to organisations and companies, attracted by Africa and in search of understanding and engaging with Governments, Communities and specific considered stakeholders.

Our aim is to help our clients improve their understanding of the African context: from the diverse cultural environment, to the complex geopolitical relations, and to build trust-based successful relationships. We do this by creating links between fit for purpose and tailored stakeholder’ engagement and communications strategies.


Passion Commitment
Respect Honesty


At MCK & L we provide advice and guidance to companies on investment opportunities and support them in establishing their country subsidiaries and offices, to Organisations, Governments, Communities, in compliance with the highest standards of corporate governance.

We design and support the implementation of:

tailored country entry strategies to identify country risks that need to be managed and opportunities that can be leveraged;

internal and external stakeholder engagement and communications plans to build and maintain relationships that are necessary for business success.

country exit strategies to ensure that any reputational risks are effectively managed.

Our approach is based on first hand understanding of the local, administrative, political, social and cultural context and on our ability to assess local, national, and geopolitical environments.


Stakeholder assessment approaches and processes

Stakeholder Engagement strategies and supporting Communication approach

Community Relations: Negotiations and Resettlement

Country Entry and Exit Strategy – Company establishment

Corporate social responsibility and Good Governance

Mining Industry

International relations, African Geopolitics and Influencers

Good understanding of Sub Saharan Africa (Anglophone, Francophone, Lusophone)

MCK & L is able to provide through strategic Partnership with:

Legal Assistance
Fiscal Assistance (Taxes and Duties)
Environmental and compliance Consultants

About Marie-Chantal Kaninda

Marie-Chantal Kaninda is the Founder and Managing Director of MCK & L Consulting Limited (MCK&L). The firm advises and provides support companies and organisations investing and operating in Africa on with country entry, set up and exit strategies, and with building and managing their relationships with government, communities and other stakeholders. Marie-Chantal has 20 years’ experience in the mining industry in Africa working for and with international companies such as Rio Tinto, De Beers, AngloGold Ashanti and Ashanti Goldfields.

She has held senior administrative and management positions in Human Resources, External Affairs, Communications and Social Performance functions. Her geographic experience covers numerous countries in Africa including the Democratic Republic of Congo, Central African Republic, Guinea, Cameroon, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Angola, Namibia, Botswana, and Madagascar. She has successfully developed and implemented challenging community resettlement programmes and implemented several stakeholder engagement strategies and plans in several mining operations across the African continent. In addition, she has been responsible for setting up and managing African subsidiaries of international mining companies, including sitting on their Boards and, when required, successfully managed their exits from the country – always in compliance with countries’ standards and requirements and the highest international standards. Marie-Chantal is currently a member of the Board of Directors of the Diamond Development Initiative (DDI). She also heads the Anti-Corruption Initiative for the private sector in the Democratic Republic of Congo, which has over 25 companies as members. This organisation, with the Office of the Prime Minister, Civil Society and other public sector agencies, developed the National Anti-Corruption Pact for the DRC. In addition to being the Co-Vice President of the National Women’s Football Committee in the DRC, Marie-Chantal has set up the MCKM Foundation which focus on educating girls in the DRC. The Foundation has awards more than 100 scholarships a year to girls for secondary education. Marie-Chantal studied Economics at the University of Liege in Belgium, is married and the mother of two beautiful girls.



Interview Marie-Chantal Kaninda

Erik Nyindu reçoit Marie-Chantal Kaninda, experte du secteur minier africain.

source : Voxafrica


Forbes Afrique: Marie-Chantal Kaninda,

dans les hautes sphères du secteur minier en Afrique

Source : Forbes


Mines : Marie-Chantal Kaninda prend ses marques

Le secteur minier de la RD-Congo a connu une ascension fulgurante des femmes à tous les niveaux,

Source : ADIAC Congo


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