Non-Executive Board Chairman
- 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.
Shelton is the Chief Investment Officer of Imara Asset Management Zimbabwe (Pvt) Limited, the largest independently (non-bank or insurance affiliated) owned Asset Management firm in the country with a primary focus towards management of investment portfolios for institutional Pension Funds, Corporates and High Net Worth individuals.
He is a seasoned investment executive with more than 10 years’ experience in the financial markets, specialising in Portfolio Management, Macro-Research, Financial Analysis and Equities Trading. In addition to having a number of finance related qualifications, Shelton is also a holder of the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) qualification having earned the right to use the designation in 2016.
Furthermore, he is also a member of the Institute of Bankers South Africa (IOBSA), a leading specialized body for Financial Services Professionals. He is currently the Deputy Chair of the Association of Investments Managers of Zimbabwe (AIMZ), an executive body representing the interests of all registered Asset Management companies in the country.
Early in his career, Shelton worked on the sell-side earning his broking licence with Imara Edwards Securities. He remains a member (albeit a non-practicing one) of the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange. In addition to participation in a number of volunteer and advocacy programs, Shelton also serves as a non-executive board member of an entity in the motoring industry.