MASIMBA NYAMHUNGA

Masimba Nyamhunga
(General Manager)

Bsc Engineering Hons (Metallurgy) UZ, Executive MBA (NUST)

Masimba joined RZM Murowa in 2008 as Plant Superintendent – Dense Medium Separation (DMS). He has held roles of Assistant Manager Operations, Manager Operations, General Manager Operations and appointed General Manager RZM Murowa in 2016. His previous employ saw him take on various positions at  Hwange Colliery where he did his internship and growing in the organization as a Plant Metallurgist, Sales and Technical Metallurgist and finally as Materials Handling Superintendent. Masimba has vast experience in leading large dynamic teams and
developing systems and standards that aid the creation of stakeholder value. He is greatly knowledgeable in mining, processing and the marketing of Coal and Diamonds.

Brian Ward
(Group Head of Security)

Diploma from UNISA (RSA) Security Management London School of business (UK),
Gordon Institute of Business Science (SA) Duke University North Carolina (USA)

Brian joined RZM Murowa in 2004 and was a member of the project team that started Murowa. He was subsequently given the entire Group Security portfolio for RioZim Group in 2017. Brian has 30 years’ experience in the precious mineral security profession with De Beers, Rio Tinto and RioZim.

He is experienced in security and risk, fire protection, disaster recovery and management.

TAFADZWA GOVA
(MANAGER – FINANCE)

Bachelor of Accountancy (Hons) – UZ
Chartered Professional Accountant, Certified General Accountant (CPA, CGA)

Tafadzwa joined RZM Murowa in 2008. He has performed in a number of different roles in Finance, Site Administration and Planning. In January 2018 he was appointed Financial Controller responsible for Finance, Procurement, Sales and Marketing. In September 2018, he was appointed Finance Manager with the same responsibilities. Tafadzwa served his articles with Deloitte and is a member of the Chartered Professional Accountants (Canada).
He has over 15 years’ experience in accounting and finance gained from four years at Deloitte, a Big Four Audit Firm, and 10 years in Rio Tinto, an ASX and LSE listed mining business.

Olivia Dzawo

Olivia Dzawo
(SENIOR Manager – Health, safety, environment & Projects)

BSc Chemistry (Hons) UZ, MBA (MSU)

Olivia joined RZM Murowa in 2010 as Manager – Health, Safety & Environment (HSE). She was assigned to head projects in December 2015 as Manager Projects. In December 2017 she was appointed Senior Manager HSE & Projects.

Olivia is experienced in setting up and maintaining Business Management Systems that includes Health, Safety, Environment, Quality, Communities and Security. Her other areas of expertise include Project Management (both Greenfields and Brownfields), mining and processing of diamonds and chrome.

Islam Chipango
(VICE PRESIDENT Human Resources & Administration)

BSc. Hons. Psychology (UZ); Executive MBA (MSU);

Islam joined RZM Murowa in 2009 as Human Resources Superintendent. He was then promoted in 2011 to become the inaugural substantive Human Resources Manager. His role has since evolved over time to include not only managing Human Resources but also Communications; External Relations; Information Systems ; Technology and Aviation. Prior to joining RZM Murowa, Islam worked in Human Resources for Turnall Fibre Cement, Border Timbers Limited, Delta Beverages and Zimplats.
Islam has 20 years’ experience mostly in Human Capital Development and Management..