Our People

Directors

Elvis Gwanzura

Elvis Gwanzura

Chief Executive Officer

Elvis is an international businessman with over 30 years commercial and business experience. A graduate of the University of Zimbabwe, he has worked in fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) with Unilever for 17 years in both Zimbabwe and South Africa. This was followed by change to a career in telecommunications with Econet Wireless for 13 years at operations and executive management levels. He has worked in Zimbabwe, Nigeria, Lesotho and South Africa holding various C-suite posts such as Chief Marketing Officer, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Executive Officer before founding Medent Safety.

Media-Juliet Gwanzura

Media-Juliet Gwanzura

Director

Media-Juliet is a nursing, occupational health and safety professional. She holds a diploma in nursing from Andrew Fleming Hospital (Parirenyatwa), an occupational health degree from Durban University of Technology (DUT) and an Honors degree in Health Studies from the University of South Africa (UNISA).
She has worked in general hospitals, company clinics in Zimbabwe and South Africa where she subsequently specialized and qualified in occupational health studies. She worked for NSSA (occupational division) and subsequently assisted in setting up the Diploma in Occupational Health at the University of Zimbabwe.
The was followed by a career with 3M Zimbabwe as a field sales and marketing executive serving manufacturing, mining, agriculture and other industries throughout Zimbabwe. She moved with 3M to work in South Africa in the same capacity before transferring to the pharmaceutical sector. The last 20 years have been spent in commercial occupational health and pharmaceutical supplies.

Our Staff

Medent Safety prides itself on a highly qualified and experienced customer facing business development team and staff compliment

Kudzai Gwanzura

Kudzai Gwanzura

Chief Business Development Executive

Kudzai has experience in multiple industries that include sport & entertainment, higher education and management consulting. His roles have included client services, business development and key accounts management. He has international experience as a result of working in South Africa with Repucom Africa and Nielsen Sports – the largest market research company globally. He has also worked in the United States with Leadx3m, a business innovation consultancy firm. This has helped him expand knowledge of global markets and provided opportunities to develop valuable cross-cultural communication and negotiation skills. 

He holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree (BA) in Law from the University of Pretoria (SA) and a Master of Science (MSc) in International Marketing from Hult International Business School (USA).

Jonathan Meda

Jonathan Meda

Bookkeeper

Jonathan joined the organization in 2016 as a bookkeeper having worked in Micro finance, Security Services and Health Services sectors in various roles in the finance department. He is responsible for cashbook management, product costing, VAT compilation, finance data capturing and other finance duties. Jonathan holds an ACCA Diploma and Accounting certificates with Hexco & SAAA examining bodies.

Godknows Katiyo

Godknows Katiyo

Chief Accounting and Supply Chain Officer

Godknows is an experienced executive with more than seven years working in the manufacturing, retail, and steel industries. He has a demonstrated history working in Working Capital Management, Financial Reporting, Management Accounting, end to end Supply Chain Administration, Budgeting and Risk Management. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Finance and is currently completing his MBA with the University of Zimbabwe (UZ).

Peter Charles Matambo

Peter Charles Matambo

Sales Representative

Peter has over 10 years experience in graphic design and multimedia in the creative world, with hands-on experience in handling creative designs. Skills gained in the creative industry have allowed Peter to identify opportunities in sales and marketing to build long-term mutual relationships with clients.

Samantha Matimura

Samantha Matimura

Business Development Administrator

Samantha has over four (4) years of experience in administration duties. She has worked in the retail industry as an administration clerk and the guest service industry as a property manager and host support in Cape Town. She holds a Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) in Accounting from Damelin College in South Africa.

Joseph Mutusva

Joseph Mutusva

Sales Executive

Responsible for the Matabeleland region is Joseph Mutusva. He has over twelve (12) years experience working with the Ministry of Lands, Agriculture, Climate, Water and Rural Resettlement in client services. He brings the energy and eagerness to learn and work in a new environment whilst gaining new experiences. Joseph holds a Higher National Diploma in Records and Information Management Science from Harare Polytechnic College.

Tinotenda Maravanyika

Tinotenda Maravanyika

Sales Executive

Responsible for the Midlands Region is Tinotenda E. Maravanyika. She has over five (5) years’ experience in the Occupational Health and Safety Industry. Tinotenda has worked in the agriculture, mining, chemical and service industries. She has experience in ISO 45001: 2018 (OHS) and ISO 9001:2015 (QMS) development and auditing. Tinotenda holds a BSc Natural Resources Management Degree from Africa University (AU) and OSHEMAC Qualifications from NSSA

Gilbert Mutsinze

Gilbert Mutsinze

Business Consultant

Gilbert has over 34 years’ experience in industry in various capacities . He trained as a mechanical engineering technician under Blue Circle Cement (Lafarge) and worked in various industries which include coal mining and processing, precision machining and container glass manufacturing as an engineering maintenance superintendent. He has also worked at Field Tech Sales (Hunting Group) as a Workshops Manager (hydraulics – hoses and fittings) and Product Manager. He joined 3M South Africa in 2012 (SIBG – Safety and Industrial Business Group) and was responsible for managing the 3M portfolio in Zimbabwe as the Country Manager until 2021.

He holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Marketing Management from Midlands State University (MSU) and a Masters in Business Administration from MSU.