The Administrators

Mr. S.J Chihambakwe

Board Member

Simplisious is the founder, chairman, and senior partner of Chihambakwe, Mutizwa & Partners law firm in Harare and Masvingo. He has over 35 years of experience practicing law, mainly commercial and corporate law, constitutional law, conveyancing, arbitration, tax law, and administration of estates.

He prides himself on establishing the first black law firm in Zimbabwe in 1979. He is chairman and director of various public and private companies.

He was president of the Law Society of Zimbabwe (for 3 terms), chairman of the Law Society Compensation Fund, chairman of the Estate Agents Council, and chairman of the Rent Board.

He was a Councillor of the Law Society of Zimbabwe for a period of over 25 years and a Member of the Southern African Development Community Lawyers Association, African Bar Association, Common Wealth Lawyers Association, and International Bar Association.

Ms. P Mandigo

Board Member

Pauline is a Deceased Estates Administrator. She has 23 years experience in the administration of deceased estates including Curatorship and Judicial Management.

Her vast experience has seen her undertake high profile assignments in Zimbabwe and beyond. Pauline is a registered member of the Council of Estate Administrators.

She is the Managing Director and founder of Generations Executor Services (Pvt) Ltd. Pauline is also a trustee of several private trusts. Prior to opening her own practice, Pauline worked for several Law Firms in Zimbabwe.

Pauline represents the Deceased Estates Administrators on the Council.

Mrs. S. R Mumbebgegwi

Board Member

Born in 1950, Salina studied and worked as a nurse at Mpilo Hospital. She eventually rose to the position of nurse tutor at Parirenyatwa Group of Hospitals adding a Masters in education at the same time.

She then left nursing to join The Women's Action Group as the director, where she was among the leaders of the Zimbabwean delegation to the Beijing Women's Conference in 1998.

Upon her retirement she became a farmer and consultant in women's empowerment and welfare for HelpAge, PACT Zimbabwe and The Ministry of Women's Community Affairs among other organizations.

She has also served on the Harare City Commission and the boards of Jongwe Printing and Publishing, The Parirenyatwa Board of Advisors, NatPharm, and The Council of Estate Administratiors.

  1. Master of The High Court of Zimbabwe
  2. A holder of a Bachelor of Laws Honours degree and registered as a Legal practitioner, Notary public, and Conveyancer
  3. A member of the following:
    • Board member - Council of Estate Administrators
    • Board member -  Judicial College of Zimbabwe
    • Trustee -  Harare City Library.
    • Trustee -  B S Leon Trust.
    • Trustee -  St Giles Rehabilitation Centre.
  4. Minister of Religion

Mr. A Chitaunhike

Board Member

Bachelor of Accounting Sciences (B.Compt) (Unisa);

A member of the Insolvency & Restructuring Association of Zimbabwe (IRAZ)

A board member of the Council of Estate Administrators Zimbabwe (CEA)

Albert started his carriers as an Additional Assistant Master in the office of the Master of High Court in 2007 and rose through the ranks to become Additional Assistant Master of the High Court by August 2004. His responsibilities included the appointment and supervision of company liquidators, judicial managers, curators, trustees, and executors.

In August 2004, Albert left the Civil Service and joined the KPMG Zimbabwe as a Restructuring Officer where he specialised in curatorship, liquidations, judicial managements (now business rescue) arranging schemes of compromise, administration of deceased and insolvent estates, and the execution of wills. He was involved in the curatorship of banks and asset management companies, including managing their liquid assets.

From November 2006 to October 2011, Albert was an articled clerk at KPMG where he got his training in Audit and Accounting. His career included the audits of financial institutions, the mining companies, educational institutions, the manufacturing sector, telecommunications, parastatals, and non-governmental organisations.

Albert left KPMG in November 2011 and in March 2013 he founded Tokwane Consultants (Pvt) Ltd, specialising in the administration of deceased estates, liquidations, corporate rescue, and the execution of wills.

Mr. R. F Saruchera

Board Member

Lead Partner CA(Z), RPA, CFE

Reggie Francis Saruchera is the founder and Lead Partner of Grant Thornton in Zimbabwe with over 30 years of experience in Commerce & Industry and in the profession.

He is a qualified Chartered Accountant (CA), a Registered Public Auditor and Accountant (RPA), a Certified Fraud Examiner (ACFE), a Registered Estate Administrator, Business Rescue Practitioner, Judicial Manager, Curator and Liquidator. Reggie spent 10 years in commerce and industry, rising through the ranks in a number of organisations to reach the position of Finance director.

Thereafter, he left to set up Grant Thornton Zimbabwe (formerly Camelsa Chartered Accountants Zimbabwe) in 1996.

Reggie is a renowned business turnaround strategist & practitioner focusing on mergers & acquisition, corporate finance & recovery, business rescue, re-organisation, and reconstruction of medium-sized and large corporations & financial institutions. He has handled some of the largest Corporate rescue, reconstruction and re-organization assignments in the country.