Mr. Wilberforce Machimbidzofa
Chief Executive Officer
Wilberforce Machimbidzofa is the Chief Executive Officer of WAICA Re Zimbabwe effective 1st April 2019. A career reinsurer and qualified lawyer, he has over 35 years’ experience in the industry, more than 25 of them at Executive level both in reinsurance underwriting and reinsurance broking. He has extensive knowledge of African markets, having operated in many of these markets over his many years in industry and is very well connected in global markets. As a very active team player and strong marketer, he has been the driving force behind the rapid growth of WAICA Re Zimbabwe into a leading player in the Southern African markets within a very short period. Wilberforce is a holder of a Bachelor of Law (Honours) degree from the University of Zimbabwe and an Executive MBA (General Management) from East & Southern Africa Management Institute.
Mr. Charles Mwale
Chief Underwriting Officer
Charles started his career with then Zimre Reinsurance Company in November 1997 as a Trainee Underwriter. He meritoriously rose through the ranks up to the position of Head – Treaty Underwriting, a position he held until November 2008 when he left to start Tropical Reinsurance Company from an ordinary environment. He later resigned from this, his brain child in September 2010 having set up all the systems. Charles, an Associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute UK and he has lectured in Reinsurance Application on a part-time basis at N.U.S.T. and has conducted training seminars on Reinsurance Principles, Treaty Pricing, Reinsurance Programme Design and Reinsurance Technical Accounting in many countries in Africa. This wide exposure endows Charles with a wealth of experience in the insurance and reinsurance industry.