He is a coffee specialist with over 15 years in procurement, processing and trading of green coffee. He is currently the Export Director of Ets. TSONGO KASEREKA, a family business that has been exporting Congo coffee for the last four decades. He is the acting Executive Director of the Café Africa RDC, a non-profit organization whose mission is to revitalize the Congolese Coffee Industry.
Kamungele has been involved in many initiatives aiming to revamp the DRC coffee sector. He pioneered the formation of the DRC Exporters’ Association (ASSECCAF). He has been playing key roles in implementing Robusta production rehabilitation projects the western part of the DRC. His presentations of the DRC coffee industry in regional and international fora, has made him a true Congo Coffee Ambassador.
Kamungele holds a B.Sc. (Purdue University, Indiana, USA), a M.Sc. (Université Laval, Québec, Canada) and a Master in Coffee Economics and Science, Ernesto Illy (University of Trieste, Italy).