Our Expert Team
MICROHUB FINANCIAL SERVICES(Pvt) Ltd embraces the organizational leadership model with an experienced and diversified board capable of formulating and shaping a coherent vision combined with a management team skilled in implementing and rejuvenating the vision over time.
Mr. Washington Matsaira has been Group Chief Executive Officer at TSL Ltd since January 1, 2012. Mr. Matsaira served as the Chief Executive Officer of Standard Chartered Bank Zimbabwe and Uganda from 2001 to 2012. He served as an Acting Chairman and non-executive director at Standard Chartered Bank Botswana Limited until November 2011 and also as a Non-Executive Director of Standard Chartered Bank Zambia Plc since January 31, 2005. He is Fellow of the Institute of Bankers (Zimbabwe).
Tamirira has over 16 years microfinance experience. Prior to founding Microhub, he was Managing Director of Microcred Zimbabwe (formerly Microking Finance) for 5 years in which he managed to transform the organisation into the best performing unit within the then Afrasia Zimbabwe stable. He is also the past Vice Chairman and board member of the Zimbabwe Association of Microfinance Institutions (ZAMFI). He holds a Bachelor of Accounting (Hons) and an MBA from the University of Zimbabwe.Tamirira also represents the Company’s management on Microhub’s Board of Directors.
Andrej is a Co-Founder & Managing Partner at Progression Capital Africa Ltd. Prior to setting up Progression, he was the Investment Manager for Grassroots Capital, managing the USD 120mn Global Microfinance Equity Fund. He was also a member in the Investment Committee and Board of the African Microfinance Investment Company. Andrej has a BA in Economics from Balliol College, Oxford and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
Simon is a Managing Partner at Progression Capital Africa Ltd (PCAL). He has over 25 years experience in microfinance and mobile banking. Prior to joining Progression he was the Head of Mobile Banking in Kenya Commercial Bank and prior to this Head of Credit in Equity Bank (largest Kenyan bank by customers). He holds a BComm Accounting degree from Kenyatta University and is an alumnus of the Boulder Microfinance Institute.
Courage is the Finance Director of Minerva Risk Advisors Zimbabwe. He has vast experience in financial management obtained from Zimbabwe, Botswana, Dubai and the United States of America. A Chartered Accountant by profession, he holds a B Compt (Hons) Accounting Science (UNISA) and a B Comm. (Hons) Accounting (NUST). In addition, he holds an APT Advanced Auditing Certificate from the University of Cape Town, a Certificate in International Financial Reporting Standards from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales (ICAEW) and a Masters in Business Leadership (Cum Laude) from UNISA.