In 1995, he graduated from Malawi Polytechnic with a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering. In 2007, he obtained a Master of Science degree in Strategic Management from the University of Derby of the United Kingdom.
Malawi Board of Engineers registered Asumani Ungwe as a Professional Engineer in 2001. In 2011, Malawi Board of Engineers selected Asumani Ungwe to be one of the few professional engineers in Malawi entrusted to train graduate engineers so that they become professional engineers.
From 1995 to 1997, Asumani Ungwe worked with Brunette and Partners, a consulting firm that prepared structural designs for most monumental buildings in Lilongwe, the Capital City of Malawi. From 1998 to date, Asumani Ungwe works for Northern Region Water Board, one of the best water utility companies in Malawi. He currently works as Acting Director of Technical Services.