Callisto Mozorodze Jokonya is a Career Industrialist and a practising Personal Motivational Consultant.  He attended Evelyn  Hone College in Zambia, Strathmore School of Accountancy in Kenya and Nottingham Trent University United Kingdom.  He holds a Certified Public Accountants (CPA) qualification from Kenya, a post graduate Diploma in Management and an MBA from England, UK. Recently finalised a paper on company turnarounds.

Callisto’s experience in Commerce and Industry stretches over 30 years in various positions.  Notably he was involved in company acquisition and mergers, management buyout, management, financial management and corporate governance.  Callisto started his career development as a Budget Controller and has worked in various senior and management positions as a Financial Director, General manager and Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, under Agricultural and Rural Development Authority, TA Holdings Limited and Imperial and Commercial Refrigeration Private Limited.

Callisto is the General Director/Master Licensee of Success Motivation Institute (SMI) and leadership Management International (LMI) for Zimbabwe, Zambia, Malawi and Kenya.  Callisto is responsible for developing marketing strategies in Africa by recruiting Country Distributors and licensees and providing monthly training programs.  As a General Director, Callisto works with a highly motivated team of distributors who have won significant world awards in SMI business with representation in over 70 countries in the world.

Callisto served for 17 years as an International Board member of World Vision International (USA) with offices in over 100 countries.  He was also a member of the Executive Committee and the vice chairman of the Stewardship Committee for the same board.  Locally, in Zimbabwe he sat on various boards of directors which include Industrial Development Corporation (IDC), Meikles Africa Ltd, Zimtrade, AFRASIA Kingdom Zimbabwe Ltd, Zimbabwe Open University, etc.

  • Callisto is the past President of the Confederation of Zimbabwe Industries (CZI)
  • Past (Founding) President of the Business Council of Zimbabwe (BCZ)
  • Past President of Mashonaland Chamber of Industries (MCI)
  • Past President of Engineering Iron and Steel Association (EISAZ)
  • Past President of Institute of Cost and Executive Accountants (ACEA)

Callisto is a highly motivated individual who leads by example and is driven by SMART Goals.  His area of specialisation is financial, strategic planning and business turnarounds.

Callisto is married to Lydia and has four children.