Lovemore is a seasoned enterprise development expert with over 25 years involvement in programs and projects geared towards the economic development of developing countries through the development and promotion of investment, industrialization, trade and export promotion, technology and innovation, capacity building as well as business linkages.He has been involved in creating sustainable conditions for enterprise creation and growth to respond to local and export markets; Reducing the cost of doing business and encouraging investment; Assisting in positioning the private sector to respond to opportunities in specific categories of the market; and Increasing the number of formal enterprises, employment and skilled workers.
Lovemore has intimate knowledge of technology commercialisation particularly in the chemical industry value chain. He has assisted several start-ups with strategy formulation resulting in bankable business plans. He has used a company diagnostic instrument to assess the malaise in businesses and drawn up and implemented programmes to fix them.
Lovemore enjoys mentoring and motivating other people to achieve their goals.
B.Sc Honours Degree( Chemistry & Biochemistry)- University of Zimbabwe.
M.Sc Degree in Analytical Chemistry -University of Zimbabwe.
Master of Business Administration-Preston University.
Vhusi is a seasoned entrepreneur and business enabler with experience in assisting businesses to capture value from their business processes and information systems investments. He is Co-founder and CEO of Diaspora Kapita.Vhusi has travelled extensively in Africa assisting clients to optimise their business processes. He has setup successful and thriving businesses including Cerrex Consulting sold to PricewaterhouseCoopers South Africa (PwC) in 2014.
Fellow Member of Institute of Bankers.
Master of Philosophy in Development Finance- University of Stellenbosch.
BBMIT (Hons) Business Management & Information Technology-Catholic University of Zimbabwe
Advanced Diploma in Banking (Retailing of Financial Services)- Institute of Bankers of Zimbabwe
Programme in Investment Analysis & Portfolio Management- University of South Africa
Management Development Programme -Mandel Zimbabwe.
Gift is a qualified Chartered Accountant and Auditor with a vast experience in the South African financial services sector. His expertise in the financial services sector includes experience in Developmental Financial Institutions (DFI’s), Pension/Provident Funds, Collective Investments, Medical Schemes, Home loans, Long term and Short insurance, and Property Services (audit of property development and property management services)
He previously held various leadership roles including the 2010-12 Treasurer for Association for the Advancement of Black Accountants of Southern Africa (ABASA) Johannesburg Branch. He is currently a committee member of the SAICA Medical Schemes Project Group and a Trustee for Afrocentric Health Limited Union Provident Fund.
Master of Business Leadership – University of South Africa.
Certificate in Theory of Accounting – Rand Afrikaans University.
BCom Accounting – Rand Afrikaans University.
Advanced Certificate in Auditing – Accounting Professional Training (Pty) Ltd.
Alphonce Bhunu is an Information Technology Specialist with extensive experience in the design, implementation and support of enterprise resource planning systems in a wide range of industries including mining, manufacturing, banking and finance, public sector, education, oil and gas, utilities and agriculture.
He is experienced in systems configuration, testing, training, business process re-modelling for performance optimization to ensure businesses extract optimum value out of implemented information systems. This experience covers Human Capital development, including design of organizational structures for optimum performance and simplified reporting, talent management, training and development and payroll management.
He has worked with organisations in South Africa, Zimbabwe, Ghana, Netherlands, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Australia, New Zealand and America and assisting them in implementing and or stabilizing their environments and to increase their ROI from their Information Systems. He has mentored a number of people to be successful in their careers.
B.Sc. Honours Degree in Business Management and Information Technology-CUZ
SAP Certification- SAP Academy
Master’s in business leadership -University of South Africa.
Winstone is a qualified registered professional Civil and Structural Engineer with vast experience in the design (feasibility studies, preliminary design, detailed design, tender documentation and procurement), project management and construction supervision experience on civil and structural engineering projects in South Africa.
He has been involved in construction management of mega projects which include the Gautrain Rapid Rail Link and Medupi power station. He was managing the construction of the M-Beams and Viaduct bridges (Gautrain) and the construction of the steam duct supports for the Air-cooled condensers (Medupi), respectively. He has played significant role as consulting Engineering professional on government implementation projects through various programmes which mainly include the Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP) on various infrastructural projects, which include roads, bridges, clinics, schools, RDP housing and bulk services construction across the country.
He is registered as a professional Engineering Technologist with the Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA) and a corporate member of the South African Institute of Civil Engineering (SAICE).
Master of Engineering (Civil) – University of Witwatersrand (South Africa)
Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) – National University of Science and Technology (Zimbabwe)