Herbert Hungwe

Chief Investment Officer, National Social Security Authority, Zimbabwe

Herbert has over 18 years’ work experience, of which, for more than 15 years, he has held positions within development finance, investment banking and investment management. Herbert has worked, in a development finance institution, as Head of a team that was responsible for the post-investment management of a portfolio of debt and equity investments valued at over US$1.5 billion and spread throughout the eastern and southern African region. He has worked on capital raising assignments for businesses in just about every sector and has extensive due diligence, valuation and deal negotiation experience. He also spent over 3 years as head of corporate finance for a blue-chip telecommunications group, during which time he successfully raised long term funding for the business and gained valuable experience from a borrower/investee perspective. Herbert is currently the Chief Investment Officer for the second largest investment fund in Zimbabwe, with assets under management of more than US$1.4 billion. He is a CFA Charter holder and also has an MBA with specialisation in Finance and Investment Management