Ms Nokuthula Moyo is the current Chairperson of First Transfer Secretaries (Private) Limited and has been practicing law since 1994. She is a partner in a leading Zimbabwean firm. She has been a fervent defender of human rights and has chaired boards such as the Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights and the Legal Resources Foundation. She brings a wealth of experience in the areas of insolvency and liquidations, schemes of arrangements, labour and human resources, and general company practice.
Mr Campbell Vincent Musiwa - Non Executive Director
B.Acc (UZ), MBL (UNISA), CA (Z)
Campbell started his working career at Ernst & Whinney Chartered, Accountants (Z) in December 1982 and qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1985. Upon leaving Ernst & Whinney, he joined KPMG Chartered Accountants (Z) and left two and half years later upon attaining the position of Supervising Senior. In 1988, Campbell joined First Merchant Bank of Zimbabwe Limited "FMBZ” were he quickly rose to the position of General Manager and was in charge of Finance and Information Technology. During the same period he served as Company Secretary. During his ten year career at FMBZ he was also directly in charge of First Transfer Secretaries (Private) Limited. Campbell left FMBZ in May 1998 in order to set up Mercantile Share Registrars (Private) Limited. In February 1999 he successfully concluded a management buyout of First Transfer Secretaries (Private) Limited. In 1999 he spearheaded the formation of Global Investment House Limited, a leading Discount House, in his capacity as Finance Director. On 1 October 2000, he became the Managing Director of Global Investment House Limited. He left Global in July 2001, shortly after Global had been fully acquired by Century Holdings Limited, in order to run FTS on a full time basis as the Managing Director of FTS. Campbell has been instrumental in the establishment of a Central Securities Depository (CSD) in Zimbabwe, and is one of the promoters and directors of Chengetedzai Depository Company Limited (CDC), a firm that won the tender to establish the CSD. During the tender process FTS won the lead bidder. Campbell is currently serving as CDC's Chief Executive Officer.
Mr Joshua Chimhanda - Non Executive Director
Joshua holds a Bachelor of Accounting Science, BCompt (UNISA), and completed his Articles of Clerkship with KPMG in 1991. He rose through the ranks and was promoted to the position of Audit Senior. He was an auditor in charge of several multi‐national companies and was exposed to all aspects of financial, secretarial and tax related matters. Joshua later joined First Merchant Bank of Zimbabwe Limited, a subsidiary of FMB Holdings Limited and worked for a period of 8 years in his capacity as Senior Accountant and later as Group Accountant. At FMB, Joshua gained extensive exposure in financial and company secretarial matters. Joshua was also part of the Computer Steering Committee that spearheaded the implementation of an oracle based banking package at FMB. He later joined the Commercial Bank of Zimbabwe in his capacity as Deputy General Manager – Finance and Accounting where he spent 4 years. At CBZ he was tasked to head the Finance and Accounts Section and was also involved in the setting up of the Jewel Stock Broking Company.
In 2003 Joshua joined First Transfer Secretaries ( FTS) in his capacity as Finance Director. He worked for FTS for a period of four years before leaving to run his own consultancy company. Mr Chimhanda is a Past Governor of Rotary District 9210, comprising Malawi, Northern Mozambique, Zambia and Zimbabwe. He served as Governor during the Rotary year 2008/2009.
Mr Tanaka Melusi Musiwa - Managing Director
Bachelor Of Business Law (Monash University - Melbourne), Currently Pursuing A MBA (Deakin University - Melbourne)
Having worked in three different countries (Australia, Botswana and Zimbabwe), Tanaka has had the benefit of gaining experience in different socio-economic environments, cultural settings and industry sectors. This experience is a product of having to adapt and learn from varied working practices, changing geo-political landscapes and regulatory requirements, in both developed and developing countries. During his studies, Tanaka entered the work force, joining a mass marketing organization, where he learnt sales promotion and direct contact marketing. After completing his first degree, Tanaka joined a leading practice in the health sector in Melbourne, Australia, where he was in charge of the firm's accounts and human resources department. After two years of working in Australia, Tanaka was offered a position as an Operations Officer at ABC Transfer & Secretarial Services (Pty) Limited a company domiciled in Botswana. His entry into the world of finance and equity markets, allowed him to apply his knowledge of Business Law in identifying and applying legal principles and legislation to support business decision-making. After two years of commuting between Botswana and Zimbabwe, Tanaka was offered a position as an Operation Manager at FTS in 2013, heading the Operations Department. Tanaka's direct involvement in the Operations Department has led to increased efficiency and overall tightening of the company’s risk exposure, seeing Tanaka quickly rise to the position of Executive Director in 2015.
Mr Rugare Chidembo - Non Executive Director
B.Acc(UZ), MBA(UZ), CA(Z)
Rugare’s Business Philosophy: developed on the Business Development & Management battlegrounds:-
“When faced with a business problem, reduce variables, think and think again, do not be constrained by history and you will come up with a sweet, sweet breakthrough solution. Never ever fail to resolve. If need be negotiate and negotiate again. Giving up is not an option”.
His strengths and attributes include:
A lot of experience in managing Board Audit Committees and occasionally acting as Board Chairman; now looking for high value entrepreneurial challenges and substantive Board Chairmanships in addition to board memberships.
Keenly interested in development of management concepts which ensure that shareholders are rewarded as opposed to the traditional way of just maximising management rewards.
He has developed from being a hard and direct talker into an accomplished diplomatic goal oriented negotiator. This has been achieved through the rough and tumble of serving some of the most successful entrepreneurs during highly fluid stages of companies.
He is highly analytical and good at quick study of documentation including finer details of contracts, resolutions and board papers but still maintaining the strategic role of board membership.
He prioritises Cash-flow Management and encourages cautious Debt uptake.
He is a firm believer in balancing the interests of main shareholders and minority shareholders.
He is exploring Adaptive Business Strategies for survival in dynamic and uncertain economies.
He has international experience having lived and working in South Africa for ten years.
Rugare obtained his Bachelor of Accountancy Degree in 1982 through the University of Zimbabwe. He completed his articles of clerkship with Deloitte having passed his board examinations on the first sitting, and he was duly admitted as a fully qualified member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Zimbabwe in February 1986. Rugare holds a Master’s in Business Administration Degree from the University of Zimbabwe. He is a member of the Institute of Directors of Zimbabwe (IoDZ).
Executive management experience includes:
Group CEO – Narru Holdings (Pvt) Ltd, family business (2004 – 2017).
COO - Spiritage International (2009).
Business Modelling Consultant – Econet International (2004 – 2008).
Mrs Jane Katsande has over 24 years progressive professional experience spanning from accounting, financial reporting, and analysis, developing and implementing systems of internal control, budgeting, management, administration and corporate governance in the public, private and not for profit sectors. Her background in Financial Management, Grant Management/ Project Management, Tax administration, Audit and general Administration represent a unique combination of disciplines. Jane is an ACCA qualified Finance professional, holding a Master of Science in Strategic Management degree majoring in Finance with Chinhoyi University and a Bachelor of Technology Honours Degree in Accountancy with the University of Zimbabwe. She has worked for MWENGO, (a regional Non-Governmental Organization that was operating in East and Southern Africa), as Finance and Administration Manager. She has also worked for COMPRE Health services, which was a private health consulting company committed to the delivery of quality, innovative and evidence-based solutions that respond to the varied challenges faced by health care systems in Zimbabwe. She has experience working in the construction sector as an Accountant.
She has also worked for the Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (ZIMRA) as a VAT trainer and Investigations specialist. Additional experience has been gained in the audit sector while working for the Comptroller and auditor general of Zimbabwe and hence familiar with audit procedures and compliance
“Moreover, it is required in STEWARDS that one be found Faithful” 1 Corinthians 4:2.