Luke E M Ngwerume

Non-Executive Director

A highly seasoned visionary and entrepreneurial Business Leader. He is regarded as one of the most outstanding post- independent Zimbabwe black business leader to emerge in the country, thus branded a transformational leader.  Ngwerume is a classic leader associated with a high level of integrity, professionalism and ethics.  He is regarded as a thought leader in financial leadership, a student of Professor Ralph Stacey (world renowned thought leader on chaos and complexity theories). Ngwerume is also recognized as one of the most outstanding business leaders to come out of Africa in the first decade in the 21st century, resulting in a live interview during prime time by the leading global business TV channel, CNBC in December 2011. Footage is available in archives and the internet. He has twice been voted the Old Mutual African CEO of the year in 2011 and 2012. Regarded as an exceptional business leader in Global Old Mutual and is credited with the successful preservation of Old Mutual Zimbabwe during the “lost decade”, its quick recovery and rapid growth post “dollarization” of the country`s currency.

Ngwerume is well networked across the globe and often involved in discussions with individuals and international organisations seeking opinions on the Zimbabwe business environment. Has been in contact with organizations such as the World Bank, IFC, IMF and international investment banks including Credit Suisse and Goldman Sachs. Member of the World Economic Forum, Africa Chapter.

Mr Ngwerume holds a BA degree (UCT) and an MBA. He is a Member of the Institute of Management Services (UK).