WFDR Risk Services have over 40 years of experience providing expert short-term insurance advice for both businesses and individuals. Our Directors bring more than a century of industry expertise in insurance, governance, business strategy and accounting among several other fields.
Simba Mangwende
Chairman

 Nationality: Zimbabwean

Simba is a Chartered Accountant who also attended Said business school Oxford University private equity programme and Center for creative leadership - leadership at the peak Colorado USA. Simba served as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Tedco Limited, Chairman of the Board of Lifestyle Furnishers Zimbabwe (Pvt) Ltd, Chairman of the Board of Tedco (Zimbabwe) Ltd, Non-executive Director of Amalgamated Regional Trading (ART) Limited and ART Holdings Ltd, Strategis  Holdings Limited, Africom (Private Limited) and Jetmaster (Private) Limited . He was Structured Finance Executive for ABSA Bank South Africa

Donald Mc Donald
Non-Executive Director

Nationality: British

Don is a Chartered Accountant. He currently chairs the MoHCC –board. He sits on the board for CIMAS Medical Aid Society, Cancer Association of Zimbabwe and North king Investments (Pvt) Ltd among others. In the workplace he spent 10years with Price Waterhouse mainly in the Caribbean and the Middle East before joining Reuters where he held several positions including Middle East Finance Manager, deputy Finance Director of Reuters Asia based in Hong Kong and then Group Financial Training Manager based in London. Subsequently he was in charge of general audit at the BOC Group in the UK before becoming CFO of BOC Zimbabwe. He was Finance Director of the Medix Group and was with Meikles Ltd as CFO of the Retail Store Division from 2002 until his retirement in 2011.

Solomon Manyangarirwa
Non-Executive Director

Nationality: Zimbabwean

Solomon is a lawyer by profession. His qualifications are ACII, AIISA, Bachelor of Law (Honours) Degree with the University of Zimbabwe and MBA with Nottingham Trent University. He was CEO of ICEA Lion General Insurance Company Tanzania. Prior to that he was CEO of Cavmont Capital Insurance Corporation in Zambia and Deputy General Manager of CGU Insurance Company in Zimbabwe. His first job was with Standard Chartered Bank.

Baakile Motha
Non-Executive Director

Nationality: South African

Baakile has 6 years’ experience in Finance, administration and management. She is the Finance Manager at NMT Capital. She holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) degree from the Midrand Graduate Institute and a Post Graduate Diploma in Management Accounting (CIMA) Baakile is an ambitious, energetic and career driven young woman.

Mapiye Chigorondondo
Managing Director

Nationality: Zimbabwean  

Mapiye is a fellow of the Insurance Institute of South Africa. He has experience spanning over 26 years in the insurance industry. Over the years, Mapiye has held a number of senior positions such as the Principal Officer for Marsh Insurance Brokers in Botswana, and Strategic Business Unit Head for the Nicoz Diamond Insurance Company. Most recently, he held the Managing Director position at Altfin Insurance for five years. He is a Fellow of the Insurance Institute of South Africa. He is the current 1st Vice President of the Insurance Institute of Zimbabwe, he is also one of the examiners and moderators for a Diploma in Insurance at IIZ . Mapiye has a broad overview of all insurance and risk management solutions that enables him to delivers on his commitment to customer excellence.

Lorcadia Chakurira
Executive Director

Nationality: Zimbabwean

Lorcadia has 18years experience at Executive and managerial level in Banking, Asset Management, Life Assurance and Manufacturing. Prior to joining WFDR Risk Services, she was Company Secretary for Steward Bank from July 2010. Prior to that, she was Group Company Secretary for Tedco Limited. She also held Financial Accounting and Compliance positions with First Mutual Life Assurance Company, First Mutual Asset Management and Fidelity Life Asset Management. She also ran her own children’s wear manufacturing and retail company. Lorcadia holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Financial Management) degree (UNISA),  she is a Chartered Secretary (ACIS) and a Registered Public Accountant. She is a Past President of the Rotary Club of Harare Central.