GEORGE MANYERE | NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Mr. George Manyere was appointed to the African Sun Limited Board on the 24th of November 2014. An Accountant by training, he is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Brainworks Capital Management Limited. He has been involved in all phases of Brainworks Zimbabwe development since its founding in 2011. Brainworks is a leading and growing investment , consultancy and corporate advisory company, primarily active in Zimbabwe.
Prior to founding Brainworks Zimbabwe, Mr. Manyere was an investment professional with International Finance Corporation (“IFC”), headquartered in Washington DC. While at IFC, he was responsible for investing in excess of US$600 million in sub- Saharan Africa, and managing a portfolio of investments in excess of US$400 million and represented IFC on several investee companies’ boards.
Mr. Manyere holds a Bachelor of Accounting Science and Honours in Accounting Science from the University of South Africa. He also holds a Certificate in Theory of Accounting from the University of South Africa and has completed various international courses in finances, strategy and investment banking.
Mr. Manyere sits on several boards of directors and these include Brainworks Zimbabwe, Dawn Properties Limited, GetBucks Limited, Zimbabwe Newspaper (1980) Limited and Ecobank Asset Management (Private) Limited. Brainworks Zimbabwe, Ecobank Asset Management (Private) Limited and GetSure Life Assurance Company of Zimbabwe Limited.