Board of Directors


MRS J Muskwe ( Acting Chairman)

Juliana is currently studying for a Bachelor of Arts Honours in Human and Social Sciences specializing in Development Studies with the University of South Africa (UNISA). She also has a Diploma in Personal Management from the Institute of People Management of Zimbabwe (IPMZ), a Certificate in Community Development from LASOF Institute and a Certificate in HIV and AIDS from UNISA.She is currently the Programmes Manager for Ntengwe Community Development, an organization that she championed its establishment for the benefit of the community. She is a skilled development worker with sound knowledge and experience of more than fifteen (15) years in community development programmes with emphasis on HIV AIDS, gender, children and vulnerable societies. She has had extensive training in monitoring and evaluation, project planning and proposals, behavioural change, women’s rights, results based management and financial management.


Mr Valentine Vera Director of the Metallurgy

Mr Valentine Vera is the Director of the Metallurgy Department under the Ministry of Mines and Mining Development.  Prior to that he was Deputy Director,  Regional Metallurgist and Projects Metallurgist. Has vast technical experience and management experience in mining industry.  He represents the Ministry of Mines and Mining Development in the Zimbabwe School Mine board and Mining Affairs Board.  He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from the then University of Rhodesia and Bachelor in Chemical Engineering Wayne State University (U.S.A)


Mrs Ntombizodwa Masuku as a Non-Executive Director

Hwange Colliery Company Limited is pleased to announce the appointment of Mrs Ntombizodwa Masuku as a Non-Executive Director of the Company effective 19 May 2016. Ntombizodwa holds a Master of Science Degree in Exploration Geophysics and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Geology and Physics, both from the University of Zimbabwe. She worked for the Zimbabwe Geological Survey (ZGS) for seventeen years (1990 – 2007), during which period she rose through the ranks to the position of Chief Geophysicist; a position she held until her resignation from Public Service in September 2007. While at ZGS, Ntombizodwa received extensive local, regional and international on-the-job training and best practice.

She worked closely with small-scale miners country-wide, local and international large-scale mineral exploration companies where she was instrumental in the promotion of Geophysics as an exploration tool, the University of Zimbabwe where she did extensive research in deep groundwater aquifers in the north-western parts of Zimbabwe and was also attached to DPhil research fellows and the Zimbabwe School of Mines where she taught part of the Geology Diploma for over five years. Since her resignation from Public Service, Ntombizodwa has been involved in mineral and groundwater exploration as a consultant geophysicist and has done successful contract projects both locally and in the region. Ntombizodwa was appointed to the Zimbabwe Mining Development Corporation Board for the period December 2012 to December 2013.


Mr Stenjwa Thomas Makore – Managing Director

Mr Stenjwa Thomas Makore joined Hwange Colliery Company on 01 June 2014. A renowned executive with an excellent track record in the corporate sector in Southern Africa, Mr Makore holds a Bachelor of Science Honours degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Zimbabwe and a Masters of Business Leadership degree from the University of South Africa.

He is a member of the Institute of Engineering Technology (UK), South African Institute of Electrical Engineers, Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (US) and is a Chartered Engineer.

Mr Makore started his career as a graduate trainee with Triangle Limited in 1992 before assuming managerial responsibilities within the company. He then moved on to join telecoms giant Siemens Limited working at both South African and German operations and rising through various positions to the position of Divisional Managing Director in 2001. Mr Makore then  went on to join information and communication technology firm Diebold South Africa(Pty) Limited as Managing Director in 2004 before joining Spescom Holdings Limited as Chief Executive Officer for Spescom Telecommunication. In 2011 he joined Cummins SA(Pty) Limited as Commercial Director overseeing Southern Africa operations before settling for full time consultancy in Energy and Telecoms.


Mr Edward Tome Director 

Edward Tome is a seasoned banker whose banking experience spans for over two decades. He completed an Honours Degree in Applied Mathematics and Computers from the National University of Science and Technology. He has a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) majoring in Finance and Banking from the University of Zimbabwe. He is currently studying for a Doctorate in Strategy with the University of Cape Town. Edward started his career in the petroleum industry and participated in the construction and commissioning of the Feruka-Msasa fuel pipeline and the NOIC Msasa fuel terminal in Harare. He later joined the then Zimbabwe national cargo airline, Affretair as a flight planner after which he went on to teach Mathematics and Computers up to Advanced Level at Prince Edward School in Harare. Edward has worked in the financial services sector covering the whole continent of Africa. He is an accomplished international structured trade finance and international structured project finance expert. He brings many years of strong real world experience in international structured trade finance and international project finance. He is also an experienced international money market and international foreign exchange market trader. Edward started his banking career with Standard Chartered Bank where he became the financial advisor for several companies across Africa. He is a former board member of Agribank and past chairman of the risk and compliance committee.