Acting Director General
Dr. Edgar S. Makande
Dr. Edgar S. Makande is the Acting Director General of
ZIPAM responsible for the training and business
development functions. Prior to this assignment he worked
as an independent business consultant for several years in
both the private and public sector domains. His portfolio
included strategy development facilitation, training and
Human Resources consultancy.
Prior to this, he has served as an executive manager in
several organizations including Fidelity Printers and
Refiners (Reserve Bank subsidiary). He has also worked
as a senior consultant (Training and Development) with
Best Practices (Pvt) (Ltd).
Dr Makande has wide experience in business education.
He was a full time lecturer in the Graduate School of
Business of the National University of Science and
Technology where he taught Human Resources Management,
Operations and strategic management to Executive MBA
students. He has been a visiting part time lecturer
to several business schools in the region.
He gained his operational, management, leadership
experience over a period of eighteen years in a state
corporation where he rose from a chemist to General Manager
and Chief Executive Officer. He is travelled and has
published several business and technical papers.
He holds a BSc degree in Physics and Chemistry from
the University of Zimbabwe, a masters and doctoral
degrees in business administration. He currently sits
on one board.