Board of Directors

Sobusa Gula-Ndebele

Sobusa Gula-Ndebele

Chairperson

Mr Gula-Ndebele holds a Bachelor of Law(Hons) (BL) and a Bachelors of Laws (LLB) from the University of Zimbabwe.  He is currently practising law under the style of Gula-Ndebele & Partners.  Mr Gula-Ndebele is also former Attorney General of Zimbabwe and the former Chairman of the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission.  He is also retired Colonel in the Zimbabwe National Army

Mrs Naome Chimbetete

Mrs Naome Chimbetete

Deputy Chairperson

Mrs Chimbetete holds Master of Environmental Policy and Planning, Bachelor of Arts (Hons) (Geography), and a Graduate Certificate in Education from University of Zimbabwe. She has extensive experience in the Non-Governmental Sector working with Northern Partners and is currently the African Development Bank Programme Manager in the Zimbabwe Ministry of Finance and Economic Development.  She Manages various projects funded by regional and international organisations.  She is former Executive Director of the Zimbabwe Women’s Resource Centre and Network and is currently a Commissioner with the Zimbabwean Gender Commission.

Mary Madhuri Schultz

Mary Madhuri Schultz

Mrs Schultz holds a Bachelor of Science in Social Administration and Development from Swansea University in the United Kingdom and a Diploma in Biblical Studies.  Mrs Schultz is a Zambian national who is based in Ontario, Canada.  She is a seasoned business woman and has worked in various capacities across companies in Zambia where she sits on various company Boards.  Mrs Schultz is a retiree who is currently using her skills in consulting and Pastoring.

Dr Rajun Lekhraj Mahtani

Dr Rajun Lekhraj Mahtani

Dr Mahtani is a Zambian business magnate who holds a PhD in Commercial Law from the London Institute of Business Studies and is a fellow of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants.  Dr Mahtani is currently Executive Chairman of the Mahtani Group of companies which consists of fifteen companies across various sectors of the Economy with a large bearing in financial services.  He is also advisor to various bodies and Chambers on African economies.

Barkat Ali

Barkat Ali

Mr Ali is a Pakistani national residing in Zambia.  He holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Karachi and a Diploma and a Certificate in Banking from the Institute of Bankers in Pakistan.  He is a career banker with over thirty years in the banking industry.  Mr Ali is the past recent Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Finance Bank Zambia Limited until 2016

John Anagnostopoulos

John Anagnostopoulos

Mr Anagnostopoulos hold a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Natal and has extensive experience in finance in Zimbabwe, Botswana and the United Kingdom.  Mr John Anagnostopoulos is currently a Turnaround and Financial Consultant to several organisations both locally and internationally.

 Dr Dennis Magaya

Dr Dennis Magaya

Dr Magaya holds a BSc Electrical Engineering, MSc Electrical Engineering, MBA (Strategic Management), and a PhD in Telecommunications.  Dr Magaya is a telecoms entrepreneur.  He is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Rubiem Consulting which is a Pan-African Business and ICT consultancy company with a presence in Namibia, South Africa, Malawi, Tanzania, Zimbabwe and Rwanda

Fortunate Sekeso

Fortunate Sekeso

Mrs Sekeso holds a Masters in Strategic Management from the University of Derby (UK) and is an Associate of the Institute of Bankers Zimbabwe and the Chartered Institute of Secretaries and Administrators in Zimbabwe respectively. She also holds a Diploma in General Nursing (SRN) from the Harare Hospital School of Nursing. Mrs Sekeso is a highly skilled and results oriented executive with over 20 years’ experience in corporate and commercial banking and SME development. She is the current Executive Director of the Institute of People Management Zimbabwe and sits on the Boards of three large corporates in Zimbabwe. Mrs Sekeso’s key competencies include; extensive training in banking, SME lending and development, Human Resources Management and Development, Strategic Planning and Communication, Money Market Trading and Treasury Management, Performance Management, and Corporate Governance. Mrs Sekeso has a passion for Corporate Governance and Human Capital Development.

Lynn Mukonoweshuro

Lynn Mukonoweshuro

Managing Director

Mrs Mukonoweshuro holds a Bachelor of Science (Hons) degree in Social Sciences from the University of Zimbabwe, a Masters degree in Business Administration (MBA) from Nottingham Trent University, United Kingdom as well as management and leadership certificates. Mrs Mukonoweshuro is a certified expert microfinancier by Frankfurt School in Germany. She received Euromoney Banking Operations training in Tanzania and 95% Share Market training in New York. Mrs Mukonoweshuro has extensive leadership experience spanning across Africa and the Indian Ocean Islands in Banking, Manufacturing and ICT sectors.

Paul Chapotarongo

Paul Chapotarongo

Executive Director – Corporate Banking and Business Development

Mr Chapotarongo holds a Bachelors in Economics degree and a Masters degree in Economics (MSc Econ) both from the University of Zimbabwe. He has various certificates in management and leadership including MDP (UNISA) and international sales courses. Mr Chapotarongo is a certified expert microfinancier by Frankfurt School in Germany. He boasts of diverse knowledge in development finance products and has dealt with all customer profiles from the SMEs to large scale corporates across the Zimbabwean banking sector. Mr Chapotarongo has expertise in dealing with various financial instruments relevant to the MSMEs and large companies. He has extensive experience at  Executive Management level.