Directors

Josephat Tshuma

Josephat Tshuma

Non-Executive Board Chairman

Josephat is a Partner at Partner – Webb, Low & Barry, Inc. Ben Baron & Partners
has practiced with Messrs. Webb, Low & Barry, Inc. Ben Baron & Partners for his entire professional career. From 1985 to 1989 he practiced as a Professional Assistant and from 1989 to date as a Partner.

He has been member of the Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights for several years and was the chairperson of that organisation from 2006 to 2008. He was awarded the Human Rights Lawyer of the Year Award in 2003.

He held the following roles with Law Society of Zimbabwe;

  • Member of Law Society of Zimbabwe 1985 to 2013
  • Councilor of Law Society of Zimbabwe 1998 to 2013
  • Deputy President of Law Society of Zimbabwe 2007 to 2008
  • President of Law Society of Zimbabwe 2009 to 2010

As a Councillor he served on the Disciplinary and Ethics Committee and Human Rights Committee. As the President of the Law Society of Zimbabwe he assisted in conciliation between the Judiciary and the Zimbabwean legal practitioners by creating a forum where Judges and Senior Legal Practitioners could meet and discuss challenges to the justice delivery system in Zimbabwe and provide solutions to the same. The initiative was welcomed by both parties resulting in the Judicial Colloquium becoming an annual event.

He directed a Research and Drafting Committee for the Zimbabwean Constitution, which
Committee’s draft became the legal profession’s contribution to the new Zimbabwean
Constitution. He was seconded to be a technical advisor on the drafting of the new Zimbabwe Constitution which was published on the 24th day of May, 2013. He was appointed to the Judicial Services Commission of Zimbabwe in the year 2014 and continue to serve on that body. He also serves as, a board member of a number of trust schools, charitable organisations and companies.

Luke Shankland

Luke Shankland

Non-Executive Director

Luke Shankland manages strategy and business development in sub-Saharan Africa for high-growth mobile technology and financial inclusion firms. Luke has 10+ years’ experience consulting with and managing projects for companies and NGOs in the logistics, finance and healthcare sectors in Africa and has extensive experience helping financial institutions design and implement innovative and inclusive lending products (including in Kenya, Zimbabwe, Zambia, South Africa, Ghana and Nigeria). Luke has managed large teams in fast-moving and challenging contexts and loves to bring new and innovative solutions to emerging markets.

Luke has a B.A in Philosophy and Mathematics from McGill University; and an
International MBA from the York University with specializations in finance and strategy.

Tjeludo Ndlovu CA (z)

Tjeludo Ndlovu CA (z)

Non- Executive Director

A chartered accountant by profession, Tjeludo trained with Ernst and Young before joining Edgars Stores as Group Financial Accountant and company secretary. She was promoted to Jet Chain Director before appointed Edgars Stores Limited Group Chief Executive Officer, a position she currently holds.

Pathiso Ncube

Pathiso Ncube

Managing Director

A former investment banker with ZB Financial Holdings, Pathiso joined Edgars Stores Limited in August 2015 as a Financial Services Manager. Prior to joining ZB Financial
Holdings, she was a Lecturer in the Department of Finance at the National University of Science and Technology. She holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Hons) Finance and Masters in Finance and Investments from the National University of Science and Technology.

As Managing Director, Pathiso is the leader of the MFI and reports directly to the Board of Directors. Her job is to provide leadership and to bring about the expansion of the Microfinance business. She is responsible for developing strategies that will achieve expansion and ensuring efficient execution of those strategic objectives. Before her current appointment she was the Operations Manager of Club Plus (Pvt) Limited.