Our Team

PROGRESS MAMBO

PROGRESS MAMBO

Chief Executive Officer – Group

Date Engaged: July 2008

Progress has over 14 years of vast and diverse experience in banking and investment management covering general business management, project management, bank regulation, risk management, internal audit, human resources and financial accounting. One of the founding members of Exodus & Company (Pvt) Ltd, and Platinum Groupe, Progress was responsible for the group’s finance, information technology, operations, risk and compliance functions before he was appointed the Chief Executive Officer in March 2011. Previously, he worked for Premier Finance Group Limited, NMB Holdings Limited, Agricultural Bank of Zimbabwe, and Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe in various capacities up to executive level. He played a key role in the conversion of Premier Discount House to a Merchant Bank in 2004 and that of Agricultural Finance Corporation to a commercial bank, Agricultural Bank of Zimbabwe, in 1998.
GEORGE C MADZVAMUSE

GEORGE C MADZVAMUSE

Executive Director – Advisory Services

Date Engaged: February 2010

George has vast experience in the specialist areas of Corporate and Investment Banking, Fund Management, Wealth Management and Strategy, spanning over 10 years. He is a holder of a Bachelor of Accountancy (B Acc) Honours degree from the University of Zimbabwe, a Masters Degree in Strategic Management majoring in Money and Capital Markets (Chinhoyi University, Zimbabwe) and is a member of the South African Association Accountancy (SAAA) and the Instituteof Bankers Zimbabwe (IOBZ). During his stay at the National Asset Management Corporation (NAMCO) and Premier Asset Management as portfolio manager, George gained wide experience in fund and wealth management. He also worked at Premier Banking Corporation Limited as a senior manager – Corporate and Investment Banking for over three years specializing in business development, investment banking and public sector investment management. George joined Platinum at its inception in January 2010 as a Board member responsible for business development and strategy.
PROSPER MAPIKA

PROSPER MAPIKA

Managing Director – PIM

Date Engaged: July 2008

With over 7 years experience in the fund and investment management markets, Prosper brings valuable experience to the Platinum Groupe Board in the key area of investments management. Prosper holds a B Comm. Banking (NUST), an MSc. Finance & Investments (NUST) and is a CFA Level III candidate with the CFA Institute of America. Previously, he was a Fund Manager with Premier Asset Management Private Limited, a position he held for more than three years. He served dealing and trading internships with Premier Discount Company before moving to Premier Asset Management as an Investment Analyst. Prosper is a skilled investment analyst who sat in the Judges and Analysts Panel of the Fingaz Top Twenty Companies survey from 2005 to 2008. Prosper was incorporated into the pioneering Platinum Groupe Board, responsible for investment management and advisory and is also the Managing Director for Platinum Investment Managers.
Princess Mazumba

Princess Mazumba

Head - Reseach & Advisory

Princess Mazumba is a qualified CEA Charter holder who is a skilled investment analyst, financial advisor and portfolio manager with 9 years experience in investment management. She is currently a senior portfolio manager responsible for developing strategies to advice, manage and monitor investor portfolios under diverse mandates with a main focus on equities, fixed income, property and alternative investments. She is also the Current Head of Research and Advisory for Platinum Groupe.