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Simon Nyarota

Simon Nyarota
Non-Executive Director

Mr Nyarota obtained a BA Economics and Statistics (National University of Lesotho), M Math Statistics and M Math Actuarial Science (both from the University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada). He has over 35 years of extensive work experience in the Zimbabwean financial, banking, insurance and investment sectors with additional experience in macroeconomic and financial research and analysis. He was with the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe for a total of 20 years, 14 of which he was Director, Economic Research and Policy. He was also employed by Trade and Investment Bank as a senior official in Project Finance and as an Executive Director at Barbican Holdings and as an actuarial assistant at Southern Life Association, Southampton Assurance and Old Mutual. Mr Nyarota is heavily involved in macroeconomic research within the SADC region and is a past Chairman of the Macroeconomic Sub-Committee and the Research Review Panel of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Committee of Central Bank Governors (CCBG). Mr Nyarota has also worked with other regional and international institutions which include the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA), the Macroeconomic and Financial Management Institute of Eastern and Southern Africa (MEFMI), the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund (IMF), and the African Development Bank (AfDB). He is currently the Managing Consultant of Tsoka Capital (Pvt) Ltd