Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer
Simon is a seasoned accountant with extensive executive experience gained from managerial positions held in various companies in the SADC region. He carries a huge exposure in building telecommunication infrastructures in Zimbabwe, Zambia, and South Africa.
Simon holds a BCom Accounting honours degree from National University of Science and Technology (Zimbabwe), Successful Management Certificate from SMI (USA) and Certificate in Financial Management from Edufin Training & Consultancy (Zimbabwe). He is a fellow member of Institute of Directors Southern Africa, Institute of Directors Zimbabwe, and CEO Africa Round Table.
Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer
He has wide experience in sector industry and value chain studies various industry sectors such as the food, beverage, and agriculture sectors, power generation and distribution, renewable energy industry, plastic, and steel industries, and vehicle (automotive) industries in South Africa. He has identified business opportunities in the energy and power sector in South Africa for multinational investors and companies, such as Toshiba and Absa Capital and has also identified renewable energy projects in South Africa and cogeneration projects involving industry, mining, and forestry. He has participated in the feasibility study of three agriculture and agri-processing special economic zones in different provinces in South Africa.
He has also consulted for local and international investors on market and techno-economic assessments of businesses in the telecommunications, electronics, plastic, petrochemical, rubber-recycling, agrochemical, explosives, construction, steel and foundry, agriculture, food processing, water, waste and effluent treatment (incl. acid mine water), and mining (special minerals) industries in South Africa. He is also competent in financial modelling and forecasting and has particular expertise in the financial structuring of big project finance.