Our Board.

Non-Executive Directors.

ifszim board of directors - bekithemba

Bekithemba is a qualified Chartered accountant and a registered Public Accountant and Auditor (registered with the PAAB). He holds a bachelor of Science inAccounting degree and certificate of theory of practice. He has over ten years audit,accounting and corporate finance experience obtained from Zambian, South Africa,Nigeria and Mozambique. He has extensive experience in the following sectors:–manufacturing, real estate, microfinance , insurance, banking and finance, mining industry, health care and agriculture. Bekithemba worked with KPMG Chartered Accountants for seven years. He is the founding partner of Beyond the Ledger Consultants.

ifszim board of directors- sailota

Sailota holds LLB Honors’degree University of South Africa, a Bachelor of Commerce in Human Resources Management and Industrial Relations, a National Diploma in Industrial Relations and a diploma from Institute if Personnel Management Zimbabwe. Sailota has 19 years of vast experience in Industrial/Labour Relations and employment law and offers advice on a spectrum of labour related issues. She sits on other various boards.

Fred started his mining career as a graduate learner in 1982 and rose within the rank to management level. He worked for SMM Holding as general Manager and Bindura Nickel Corporation as Managing Director. He later re-joined Hwange Colliery Company as Managing Director before rising to become deputy minister of Mines and Mining Development in Zimbabwe till December 2017. Fred holds a Bachelor of Science Honour’s Degree in Mining Engineering from Leeds University. He has experience of sitting on a number of corporate boards in Zimbabwe.

Executive Directors

Gerald has wide experience in the banking industry where he started his banking career as a graduate management trainee with Zimbabwe Financial Holdings Limited. He later joined other financial institutions at management and senior level namely African Banking Corporation, Barbican Bank, Stanbic Bank, ZABG Bank and Trust Bank Limited.
Gerald possesses the following credentials:- Doctorate in Business Administration, Masters in Business Administration, Bachelor of Science Honours in Economics, Masters in Political Marketing, Master of leadership in Development Finance, Advanced Diploma in Corporate Management, Diploma in Banking, Advanced Diploma in Bank Credit Management, Making Microfinance work ILO certification, Post graduate certificate in Corporate Management, Certified Expert in Microfinance and Certified Expert in SME finance.
Gerald has been awarded a number of accolades in business circles. Notably these include National Businessman of the year, CEO of the year and Service Excellence Executive from Zimbabwe National Chamber of Commerce. Gerald is the co-founder of Inclusive Financial Services (Private) Limited.

Caroline is an entrepreneur who owns Season Fashions (Private) Limited. She is involved with many other women in small businesses. She is a qualified Administrator holding a diploma. She is a certified Microfinance Expert from Frankfurt School of Finance and Management. Caroline has over six years in microfinance industry. Caroline is the co-founder of Inclusive Financial Services (Private) Limited. Prior to Inclusive Financial Services, she was an Administration Manager at Rochem (Private) Limited.