Mr. G. C. Chitambo is a holder of a BBS and MBA degrees, both from the UZ and has over 25 years development finance experience. He is the current ED of ZAMFI and has transversed immensely the small and medium enterprises and microfinance sectors locally, continentally and internationally. He has consulted, delivered papers, trainings. He sits on a number of boards among them the Africa Microfinance Network (AFMIN), the Medium and Small Enterprise Development (SMEDCO), the Microfinance Pension Fund as well as Empretec Zimbabwe. He is a proud ZMF Trustee.
Evelyn Moyo holds a BAcc (hons) degree (UNISA) and is a Chartered Accountant having completed her articles with Deloitte and Touché. Her accounting and finance experience cuts across various sectors including Manufacturing, Central banking and Service Industry. She has over 10 years’ experience that includes financial planning, Auditing and Budgeting.
Holds a PhD in Economics from Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, USA. He was Governor of the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe for ten years and was also President of the Institute of Bankers in Zimbabwe. He has previously been a Professor of Economics, Vice President with Citibank, and Consultant, Money and Finance Division, UNITED Nations Commission on Trade (UNCTAD).
Tanja Lubbers is the Regional Director for Hivos in Southern Africa. She has 25 years’ experience in international cooperation, communication for social change and innovation. Tanja Lubbers started her career with VPRO, one of the leading public broadcasters in The Netherlands. Her job as an editor for foreign affairs brought her to The Balkans where she produced a television series for VPRO, before she decided to make a move to international cooperation. After having lived and worked in Macedonia for Pax, an international organisation for peace, she worked as Oxfam Novib's Head of Popular Campaigning. She led a television channel in The Netherlands on sustainability before she joined Hivos. She has been heading the Hivos Hub for Southern Africa since July 2013 and has been happily living in Zimbabwe since then.
Currently, a Judge of the Labour Court of Zimbabwe and previous Director of the Zimbabwe Women Lawyers Association. Emilia Muchawa holds a Masters in Women’s Law, Masters of Policy Studies and LLB Honours degree. She has vast experience in training and facilitation in gender issues, para-legal training, non-profit board training, legal advice, negotiation, mediation, litigation, research, advocacy, lobbying and policy analysis and gender analysis.
Clifford Mhlope holds a BSc (Hons) and MSc Economics degrees both from (UZ). He is a banker, researcher and lecturer in banking and development disciplines. He was Chief Economist and Member of the Executive Committee for the Agribank Zimbabwe.
He is pursuing PhD studies in Business Administration.
Zimbabwe Microfinance Fund (Private) Limited, (ZMF), is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Zimbabwe Microfinance Wholesale Facility Trust (ZMWFT). The institution was formed in 2011 to operate as a financial apex organisation providing on-lending capital to financial service providers (FSPs) that include MFIs, SACCOs, Agricultural Value Chain Actors (AgVCA) and Banks downscaling to serve the bottom of the pyramid entrepreneurs.