Transformed an NGO doing microfinance into a licenced deposit-taking MFI.
Raised a 360 day commercial paper in the market as capital for onlending for an MFI. I was CEO and this was a first in the MFI industry in Zambia.
Crafted microfinance regulations for the MFI industry in Zimbabwe. I was one of the few bankers appointed by Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe to be a member of the task force writing the regulations.
Formed the Microfinance and SME Division of the commercial bank that I worked for 22 years.
MBA degree, Nottingham Trent University, UK
Diploma in Banking, Institute of Bankers, Zimbabwe
Diploma in Credit Management, Institute of Credit Management, Zimbabwe
I firmly believe that micro and small to medium entrepreneurs of today will become the economic giants of tomorrow and this inspires me to support them to realise their potential. This has also led me to develop a passion to participate in any policy or regulation formulations that promote full implementation of financial inclusion.
Dyson Ziviso Mandivenga
Title: Regional Representative, Southern Africa; Senior Consultant, Inclusive Finance