Executive Management 


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 S Manamike (Executive Operations Manager)

Holder of BSC Honours in Mining Engineering (UZ) and Executive Masters in Business Administration (NUST). Started his mining career in Rio Tinto  Renco gold mine which later became RIOZIM and rose through the ranks to position of Underground Mining manager in December 2004 a position which he held upto 2013. Shepard then joined Mota-Engil  in March 2013 as Mining Project Manager in Malawi Kayelekera  Open pit Uranium Mine under Paladin Africa a position that he held upto September 2014 when he moved to Zimbabwe under Mota-Engil to Manager a coal Mining Contract at Hwange Colliery.as the Project Manager.  At Mota-Engil Hwange he lead a contracting team to OSHAAS 18001:2007 certification in a record one year period.  Shepard then officially joined Hwange colliery company in April 2017 as Opencast Mine Manager a position that he held upto  August 2017 before being elevated to position of Executive Operations Manager. Shepard is a affliated member of the Association of Mine Manager of Zimbabwe (AMMZ), Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy ( SAIMM). Shepard Is a Zimbabwe Chamber of Mines trained mine rescue brigadesman and has operated as the South Zone Mine Rescue Coordinater between 2011 and 2013.


Mr T Marapira (Finance and Administration executive)

Mr Tawanda Marapira, BAcc (Hons), CGMA has over 14 years’ experience in financial management, reporting and treasury management. He is an effective operational manager, highly successful in implementing business process improvements and defining company direction, achieving goals and optimizing business. He joined Hwange Colliery on the 1st of December 2016. He has previously worked for a large chrome mining company in Zimbabwe and recently served as a Finance Manager for a mining contractor at Jwaneng Diamond mine in Botswana.


MR R Munangwa (Executive Services)
Responsible for Human Resources; Medical Services and Estates

Holds the Bachelor Of Education Degree [ UZ] The Master of Business Administration degree[ MSU] and IPMZ Diploma in Training Management. An accomplished Change Manager and part time lecturer in Change management who has facilitated transformation of a wide range of local companies

  • Worked as HR Manager at Gaths Mine in Mashava up to 2006
  • Promoted to HR Executive for African Associated Mines in Shabanie up to 2011
  • Joined Marange Resources as Training Manager and then HR Manager up to 2015
  • Joined Hwange Colliery 2016 as HR Manager   promoted to Executive :Services
  • Married with three children. Plays lots of golf

Mr Allen Masiya – Company’s Head, Legal & Company Secretary

Mr Allen Masiya, a Legal Practitioner is the Company’s Head, Legal & Company Secretary. Allen holds a Bachelor of Laws (LLBS) from the University of Zimbabwe and is a registered legal practitioner. He is a member of the Law Society of Zimbabwe and has experience spanning over ten (10) years, in commercial law practice. He also holds a General Management Diploma from the University of Zimbabwe. He is the Corporate Governance champion with experience in Board processes. Allen has been in charge of the company’s legal and regulatory environment since 2013. Prior to joining the Company, Allen worked for the Government of Zimbabwe as a Law Officer in the National Prosecution Authority of the Ministry of Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs. He has an in-depth understanding of both private and public practice