Gift Callisto Machengete

Dr Gift Kalisto Machengete

Dr Machengete is an economist, administrator and turnaround strategist with 40 years of experience in Public Service, 10 years of which as a senior diplomat, 15 years as a senior Government official and 7 years as a director general.

He is currently the director general of POTRAZ since December 2016 to date.

Dr Machengete has served on various boards and councils, including the Traffic Safety Council of Zimbabwe (TSCZ), the Grain Marketing Board (GMB), Chimanimani Logistics, and Sino Zimbabwe.

He served as the chairman of the African Advanced Level Telecommunications Institute (AFRALTI) governing council and is past chairman of the Communications Regulators’ Association for Southern Africa (CRASA).

Dr Machegete is currently a board member of the Innovation Alliance of the International Telecommunications Union (ITU).

He holds a BSC Economics Degree, a Masters in Business Administration and a Doctorate of Business Administration amongst other qualifications.