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Board of Directors

  • Chairman - Bartholomew Mswaka BA Econ
    Chairman - Bartholomew Mswaka BA Econ

    Bart is the Managing Director of Renaissance Securities (Private) Limited. He worked for the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe and the Bank of Botswana before joining Edwards and Company. He left the then renamed Fleming Martin Edwards Securities where he had risen to Executive Director-Sales to join HSBC Securities as its Managing Director. Bart is a registered Stockbroker and the immediate past Chairman of the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange.

    • Non Executive Director - Tatenda Mutizwa B Comm. Hons (UCT), CA (SA), CFA
      Non Executive Director - Tatenda Mutizwa B Comm. Hons (UCT), CA (SA), CFA

      Tatenda is currently a founding Director of Nisela Capital, an Africa focused mezzanine fund. Prior to that Tatenda was employed as an investment banker at Goldman Sachs International, based in Johannesburg and covering Sub Saharan Africa. Tatenda trained with Ernst Young in South Africa and is a Chartered Accountant and holds a Bachelor in Commerce in Financial Accounting from the University of Cape Town South Africa.

      • Non Executive Director - Coco Ferguson
        Non Executive Director - Coco Ferguson

        Coco Ferguson co-founded Maris Capital in 2008 and is involved in sourcing and managing investments in Southern Africa. Prior to Maris Capital, Coco was Director for Programmes at the Institute for Philanthropy. Before joining the Institute in 2005, Coco studied Persian and obtained masters in International Politics from the School of International Relations, Tehran. She has a degree in Classics from Magdalen College, Oxford and is on the board of Bidoun.

        • Non Executive Director - Matthew A Hosak , BBSc(UCT)
          Non Executive Director - Matthew A Hosak , BBSc(UCT)

          Matt has worked for GP2 Asset Management in Zimbabwe, before moving to the UK, where he joined Walter Capital Management as a trader and then analyst. Matt joined SAC Global Investors as an analyst on the global generalist portfolio, within which he specialised in the basic resource sector. At SAC he managed his own sub-portfolio and advised on core positions in the overall portfolio. Matt was also responsible for the capital markets related business for SAC in Europe, dealing and participating in rights issues, secondaries and IPOs. In 2009, Matt left SAC and joined Richard L Walter in setting up Sub-Sahara Capital Group.

          • Non Executive Director - Anne Marie Chidzero MA McGill
            Non Executive Director - Anne Marie Chidzero MA McGill

            Anne-Marie Chidzero is the present Chief Executive Officer for Africap Enterprise Investment Company, South Africa, and she also sits on the Investment Panel at Africa Enterprise Challenge Fund. She has worked with World Bank, UNDP and OECD. She is an experienced microfinance practitioner and she has vast experience in MSME development and sits on several boards both locally and internationally.

            • Executive Director  - Clive Msipha CFA, CA (Z), MBA (Oxon)
              Executive Director - Clive Msipha CFA, CA (Z), MBA (Oxon)

              Clive is the Chief Executive Officer of the Company. He spent six years with PricewaterhouseCoopers, in the Audit and Corporate Finance departments. Subsequent to that he worked for Actis Capital, an Emerging Markets Private Equity Firm based in London. Clive did his MBA at Oxford University prior to founding Untu in 2009.