The Board of Directors

Dr. M.J. Tumbare

Eng. Dr. Michael James Tumbare


Dr. Tumbare is a professional Engineer with over 40 years of
experience. He is currently the Chairman of the Research Council of Zimbabwe and is a former president of the Zimbabwe Institution of Engineers. He served the Zambezi River Authority for 16 years as its Chief Executive Officer prior to joining the University of Zimbabwe where he is currently a Senior Lecturer and Deputy Dean in the Faculty of Engineering. He has expertise in water resources infrastructure development and management, hydrology and design of hydraulic structures. Dr Tumbare has vast knowledge of dam design, and Integrated Water Resources Management as a Gazetted and Approved Engineer for Large Dams. He is a holder of BSc (Civil Engineering) (Hons.), 1978: University of Rhodesia; Post Graduate Diploma in Hydrology (1981), University of Padua; MBA, 1996: University of Strathclyde and PhD (Engineering Technology), 2000:St Georges University.

Dr. Jefter K. Sakupwanya

Chief Executive Officer

He is a water resources management specialist with experience
spanning over 32 years. A holder of a Bachelor of Science in
Geology and Maths from the University of Zimbabwe (1982),
a Master of Science in Hydrogeology from the University of
London (1985) and a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Water
Resources Engineering from the University of Guelph, Ontario,
Canada (1991).

Dr JK Sakupwanya, ZINWA Chief Executive Officer
Eng. Allen Sibanda

Engineer Allen Sibanda

He is a holder of a BSc Civil Engineering (Hons) from the University
of Zambia; 1984 with vast experience in water infrastructure
development. He was appointed as a representative from
Mzingwane Catchment

Mr Robson Nyathi

He is a Marketer by profession and was appointed as a
representative from Runde Catchment and holds a Higher National
Diploma in Marketing Management from Harare Polytechnic
College: 1993 and a Masters in Business Administration from the
Midlands State University (2006).

Mr Robson Nyati
Eng. Gilbert Mawere

Engineer Gilbert Mawere

He is a civil engineer and a holder of BSc Civil Engineering (Hons)
with UZ (1985) MSc Water Resources Engineering (Hydrology)
from the University of Newcastle Tyne, UK (1990) and a certificate
of River and Dam Engineering Course, Tokyo (1988). He is the
Deputy Director, Water Resources Planning and Management in
the Ministry of Environment, Water and Climate.