Peter Mudzwiti 2017 Speaker

Vice Chairman

Zimbabwe Microfinance Fund


Peter Mudzwiti has more than 20 years business and financial risk management experience in various capacities at operational, strategic and stakeholder levels within the private sector and more recently in the development sector in Zimbabwe. Peter is currently at dissertation stage of his MBA studies, while fully conversant in the English, Shona and Ndebele languages, his language skills also include basic reading and spoken French and Portuguese.

His experience spans manufacturing, mining and smelting amongst others, as well as Artisanal Small Scale Mining (ASM) formalisation work in a combined NGO government and private sector initiative. Peter Mudzwiti has vast experience in analysis and development of integrated internal control systems and processes, project management and review, due diligence, capacity building in financial literacy, entrepreneurship, agricultural and ASM related value chains. He also has extensive technical experience in the development and review of Safety Health and Environmental (SHE) policies and programs. After graduating with a B.Tech. (Accountancy) Hons. degree, he joined Ernst & Young (Zimbabwe) and completed his Articles early in 1995, joining Delta Corporation’s Chibuku Breweries as an Internal Auditor, rising to Internal Audit Manager during which time he also served as a member of the Board of Governors of the Institute of Internal Auditors (Zimbabwe). He has served in similar positions at Zimbabwe’s largest chrome mining and smelting organisation, Zimasco, where he also held the post of Business Systems Manager, a position responsible for integrating operational systems with the ICT solutions deployed, ensuring adequate controls are in place to account for all transactions. In the position, he was responsible for various ICT projects, including the Zero Removal Exercises and the Dollarization Transition process. Peter held this position at the time he took up Voluntary Retrenchment in February 2014.

He served as Team Leader on a project to formalise the ASM Gold Sector funded by UK Aid on behalf of Chamber of Mines Zimbabwe with the support of Ministry of Mines and related government bodies. This project produced a detailed report on the state of the ASM sector and also proposed designs that could be piloted in formalising the ASM Gold sector in Zimbabwe.

Peter was appointed to the Board of Zimbabwe Microfinance Fund at its inception (2012), serving now in the capacity of Vice Chairman.




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