Director: Research Strategy and Modernisation

Joey Shumbamhini is the Director - Strategy, Research and Modernisation having joined ZIMRA at the end of 2018.. His division is in-charge of  the Research and Development Unit, Modernisation and Innovation Section, Strategic Projects Management and the coordination of organisation-wide Strategic Planning, sImplementation and Monitoring. Joey is a Statistician, a Business Development Specialist and a Change Management Strategist. He has more than 20 years experience in the financial services sector with special emphasis on research and strategic business development. He is credited for developing several innovative risk financing solutions in the Zimbabwean Insurance Sector. His key business development projects include setting up of CBZ Life distribution channels, setting up of CBZ Risk Advisory Services (Pvt) Limited and establishment of the First Mutual Medical Savings Fund (now First Mutual Health). Joey is an author of informative articles and a Risk Management Column called ‘Wisdom Nuggets’ that came out in The Financial Gazette. He holds a BSc Honours in Statistics, Masters in Business Administration and is currently studying for a Doctorate in Business Administration (DBA). Joey is married to Floven and the couple has three children.