Our team

Directors

We have a three member Board comprising individuals with over 30 years of telecoms, venture capital and commercial experience. Their profiles appear below:

Patrick Chingoka, FIPMZ, Non Executive Chairman

Patrick has 40 years’ experience in the field of Human Resources, 30 of which have been at a senior level. As a well-respected and well known Zimbabwean, Patrick is recognised as the doyen of Human Resource Management practice in the country and has an extensive network of business and political contacts throughout the region.

His current and former positions include:

  • Managing Director – High Post Consultants Zimbabwe
  • Chairman – Pioneer Corporation Zimbabwe
  • Chairman – IT Solutions (Pvt) Ltd
  • Arbitrator – Zimbabwe Commercial Arbitration Centre
  • Former Chairman – Air Zimbabwe
  • Past President – The Institute of Personnel Management of Zimbabwe

Michael Trew, BSc (Econ) Hons, Non Executive Director

Mike is an experienced investment advisor and capital raiser, serving high net wealth clients in Sub-Saharan Africa for over twenty years.

A graduate of Cardiff University his experience and network extends from Africa to the UK, the Middle East the Far East and South America.

His current and past positions include:

  • Graduate of Sandhurst and former Infantry Officer
  • Member of the London Stock Exchange since 1985
  • Former Head of Section and Market Maker – Citicorp
  • Established Cambrian Advisory Services in Botswana in 1993 (now with offices globally)

Geoffrey Goss, MIoD (UK), Chief Executive Officer

Geoff has over 20 years of business experience in Zimbabwe, the last 15 of which have been at senior levels in the IT and Telecommunications industry. Geoff is a well known industry personality and has a strong corporate governance background, having served on the IoD Board for ten years and also as CEO of ZSE listed counter Celsys Limited for 4 years.

Geoff was instrumental in the establishment of LonZim Plc from pre-IPO until recently. He is a successful entrepreneur and is a regular speaker at regional Telecommunications and Investment conferences. His current and past positions include:

  • Director – Starfish Mobile Zimbabwe
  • Former Country Director – Lonzim Plc
  • Former CEO – Celsys Limited
  • Former Regional Director – Compaq Computer Corporation/HP
  • Former Director – Institute of Directors Zimbabwe
  • Past Chairman – Computer Suppliers Association Zimbabwe