Mr. Jack Francis Smith – MANAGING DIRECTOR
B.Compt (Hon) UNISA, Chartered Accountant (Z)
Jack began his career with Ernst and Young (Chartered Accountants Zimbabwe) where he spent seven years. He rose through the ranks to the position of Audit Manager before leaving to enter the financial sector. Jack was employed as finance manager for Interfin Asset Management, which later became Datvest Asset Management and was appointed to the board of directors of Datvest in January 2006. During this period Datvest became a subsidiary of the CBZ Holdings group. As finance director Jack was responsible for the company’s back office operations, financial management of the company’s proprietary assets, the Information Technology Department and the company’s human resources functions. Jack was promoted to his current position of Managing director in June 2010.

Mr. Tendai Muzadzi – INVESTMENTS DIRECTOR
BSc Hons in Statistics (UZ)
Tendai has fourteen years experience in the Investment Services sector of which most was spent in an Investment Banking environment. Tendai spent seven years at BancABC were he started his career as an investment analyst and was promoted to Portfolio Manager in charge of unit trusts, private clients and pension funds. He then joined the Datvest Asset Management team in 2007 as the Pensions executive and was later promoted to his current position of Chief Investment Officer/Investment Director. Tendai has a BSc Hon. Statistics (UZ) and is currently studying for the level II CFA Institute exams and an MBA in Finance with Edinburgh.

Mr. Luxon Tachiona – HEAD OF PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT AND RESEARCH
Msc Finance and Investment (NUST), Bcom Finance (Hons)
Luxon started his career as a graduate trainee at Trust Banking Corporation in the treasury department in 2003 after completing his first degree in Finance. He then left Trust Banking Corporation to join Interfin Merchant Bank as a money market dealer (local and international markets) up until 2005. He then left the company to join Stanbic Bank in 2005 until 2007 where he was the Head of Global Markets Sales. He then joined Datvest Asset Management in 2007 as the Head of Treasury. Luxon also holds an ACI dealing certificate. He is currently the executive in charge of Portfolio management and research.

Mrs. Tsitsi Chimbumu – HEAD OF PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT AND OPERATIONS
Msc Finance and Investment (NUST); BCom Finance (Hons)
Tsitsi has over thirteen years experience in Investment Management. She began her career at Old Mutual Investment Group in the year 2000 as an Investments Consultant. She then left Old Mutual in 2001 to join Interfin Asset Management as the Unit Trust Investments Manager till 2003. In 2005 she was appointed manager in charge of pension funds and unit trusts investments with CBZ Asset Management T/A Datvest. She was later promoted to her current position of executive in charge of Portfolio Management and Operations

Mr Garikai Grant Nduku – HEAD OF FINANCE
Bcom Finance (UNISA), Adv Dip MA (CIMA)
Garikai started his career as a trainee accountant in 1997 at a company called Bright Steel Zimbabwe shortly after completing his A levels. He left the company in 2002 where he had become the accountant to join the then Altfin Premium Finance (a former division of Interfin Holdings) as the Finance Manager. Garikai worked there until he was promoted in 2004 to the position of Group Finance Manager for Interfin Holdings. In 2006 he left Interfin to join Datvest Asset Management as the Finance Manager and was promoted in June 2010 to the current position of Head of Finance.

Mr. Hamandishe Nhiwatiwa – MANAGER-EQUITIES AND FIXED INCOME
Msc Banking and Financial Services (NUST); Bcom Banking (Hons)
Hamandishe is in charge of trading the fixed income and equities book. He joined Datvest in 2006 where he was interned into the company’s back-office operations. He was subsequently appointed to the trading desk in 2007 as the Chief Equity trader and Client liaison in charge of the private client’s book. During his tenure as the Chief Equities trader he gained a wealth of experience spanning over five years, a position he held until 2012 before being appointed to his current position.

Mr. Batsirai N Gombera – MANAGER-RESEARCH AND PENSIONS
ACIS
Batsirai joined Datvest in 2007. He began his career at the Datvest Bulawayo office as an Investment officer in charge of fixed income trading and client relations. In 2008, he was seconded to Head Office to supervise the company back-office operations before being appointed to the research and trading desk in 2010.Batsirai brings with him valuable experience in research and fixed income trading in his current post as manager in charge of research and pensions, a position he assumed in 2013.

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