Dr Shingi Munyeza is a visionary leader endowed with diverse skills. He has both qualifications and vast experiences as an accountant, marketer and hospitality practitioner. He was the Group Chief Executive of African Sun Limited, the largest hotel group in Zimbabwe, from 2002 till 31 March 2015. He led the rebrand of Zimbabwean Sun Limited to African Sun Limited and oversaw the brand’s expansion into various African countries.
As Chairman and owner of Vinal Investments, he has acquired Master Franchisees for the following food franchises in Zimbabwe; Ocean Basket, Mugg And Bean, Smooch, News Cafe, Simply Asia, RocoMamas and Panarotis.
He is a recipient of the prestigious “Industry Mover and Shaker” award by the Hospitality Investment Conference Africa (HICA) in 2010 for his outstanding contribution to the hospitality industry across the African continent.
He was conferred an honorary Doctorate in Business Administration and Development by Solusi University in 2010, in recognition of his immense contribution to the development of tourism in Zimbabwe and across the African continent.
He is the Institute of Directors award winner for 2008 and won the Tourism Personality of the Year for four years running from 2002 to 2005.
He was awarded as one of the most influential entrepreneurs after independence in 2013 by Empretec Zimbabwe.
In 2017 he was conferred a Lifetime Leadership Achievement Award by the Zimbabwe Institute of Management in recognition of contribution and dedication to developing and promoting best practices in management and leadership.
He is the current Chairman of Energyneering Zimbabwe & Africa.
Tichafa Chireka has extensive experience in Finance,Business Operations and Business Strategy spanning over 21 years. Tichafa kicked off his career in 1996 in Finance holding various roles at Spar and Shearwater Adventures, Zimbabwe. In 1997 Tichafa moved to South Africa where he worked for Anglo American in the Chairman's Office and MTN Africa. In 2001 Tichafa moved to the United Kingdom where he held various senior finance positions at Nokia, Ericsson, BMW and Micro Focus. Tichafa completed his Masters in Business Administration (MBA) at the University of Bradford. He also holds Directorship and shareholding in Reliable Parking Management Ltd, a successful UK based parking management business. Tichafa brings vast business skills, wealth and experience to Energyneering.