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Lloyd Guzha-Chanetsa

TECHNICAL EXPERTISE

  • Business strategy and planning
  • Credit policy and process
  • Entrepreneurship development and training
  • Small business banking/SME/MSME lending

CAREER-DEFINING EXPERIENCES

Served as Resident Advisor on an IFC SMME banking project in Nigeria for 2.5 years.

Trained more than 1 000 officers and managers in SME banking over the past 8 years.

Identified, through research, key challenges impacting agricultural value chain financing in Nigeria (2012/13), while working on a USAID funded project.

Assisted 3 banks in reducing the level of non-performing loans and move into sustainable profitability.

CURRENT LOCATION:

Johannesburg, South Africa

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE IN THE FOLLOWING COUNTRIES:

South Africa, Zimbabwe, Kenya, Liberia, Nigeria, Ethiopia

LANGUAGES:

English, Shona

EDUCATION:

MBA Banking and Finance, University of Manchester, UK
Diploma in Banking, Institute of Bankers, Zimbabwe

PERSONAL PHILOSOPHY:

I enjoy transforming attitudes and capabilities of bankers towards profitable SME banking. In the same vein, I enjoy transforming SMEs, through training and mentorship, towards a growth and profit oriented business approach.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Name: Lloyd Guzha-Chanetsa
Title: Regional Representative; Senior Consultant, Inclusive Finance
Email: lguzhachanetsa@encludesolutions.com