Bishop Mande Muyombo is the Bishop of the North Katanga Episcopal Area of The United Methodist Church. In that role, he oversees the largest episcopal area in The United Methodist Church, including three annual conferences with a total of over one million members. Muyombo is also the youngest bishop in the Congo Central Conference. Increasing the well-being of pastors, continuing the church’s evangelism efforts, and upgrading the health infrastructure in his episcopal area are all priorities for Bishop Muyombo’s ministry. Bishop Mande is also interested in engaging mining companies in the Democratic Republic of Congo on their Corporate Social Responsibility. He holds a Metallurgical Civil Engineering Degree from the University of Lubumbashi, DR Congo (1998). Between 2008 and 2010 Bishop Mande researched extensively on the role of the church in electoral processes respectively in Zimbabwe and DR Congo.