Mr. Justice Chipuru
Appointed substantive CEO effective 1 September 2020 having been acting CEO since 1 February 2019. Justice joined the Authority at inception and rose through the ranks until elevation to interim CEO.
Justice is a holder of a BSc General Degree (Biology and Geography) from the University of Zimbabwe, MSc Degree in Strategic Management from Chinhoyi University of Technology, MSc Degree in Safety, Health and Environmental Management from the Midlands State University, an IMM Diploma in Marketing as well as an IPMZ Diploma in Human Resources Development. At the time of his appointment as CEO he was finalizing studies for an MSc Degree in International Affairs at the Midlands State University.
He has developed a strong passion for institutional development and management driven by his role as an IAEA expert on Integrated Management Systems (IMS). He has been involved in a number of expert and peer review missions to a number of countries in Africa and Europe on effective management of regulatory infrastructures.
Justice is the Co-Chair of the International Conference of the Safety and Security of Radiation Sources to be held in 2022.
Mr Innocent Mayida
Mr Innocent Mayida joined Authority in 2011, occupying various roles in the Technical Services department before being appointed Director Regulatory Services in 2022.
He holds an MSc in Nuclear Physics from the University of Witwatersrand, South Africa, B.Sc. Hons Physics from the Midlands and State University and an MBA from NUST.
With more than 15 years’ experience in nuclear physics, Innocent has managed a number of national projects in the field of radiation and nuclear safety.
He has also participated in leadership development programs run by leading global institutions and he is a fellow of World Nuclear University.
Mr. Lovemore Mazuru
Mr Lovemore Mazuru is the Chief Finance Officer of the Authority having joined at inception as the Finance, Human Resources and Administration Manager. A holder of a Master of Science (MSc.) degree in Finance and Investments, Bachelor of Commerce (Hons) degree (Banking and Finance), Intermediary level in Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA UK), and Projects Management qualification from India.
Lovemore is the immediate past Board Member (Finance Expert) of Zimbabwe AIDS Network – an umbrella body for all organisations doing HIV/AIDS advocacy in the country, and currently seats on Rise and Shine Foundation, a PVO dealing with youth empowerment and poverty alleviation in the disadvantaged communities.
Ms Vongayi Muvurayi-Mutanga
Ms Vongai Mavurayi-Mutanga joined the Authority at its inception in 2010 as the Legal and Corporate Secretary, before being appointed Company Secretary in 2022.
Over the years, she has excelled in implementing corporate governance principles in state enterprises.
Affectionately called by the moniker “Ms V”, Vongai is a registered lawyer, conveyancer and notary public.
She holds a Bachelor of Laws Honours degree from the University of Zimbabwe and a Masters in Business Administration from the National University of Science and Technology.
She has also attended the International School of Nuclear Law in Montpellier, France.
Vongai also takes pride in her role as a mother and believes that given an equal employment opportunity like that which exists at RPAZ, women can have it all!
Mr Company Jembere
Mr Company Jembere joined the Authority in 2010 as Head of the Internal Audit function, a position he still holds today.
A holder of a Bachelor of Accounting Honours degree from Africa University and ACCA, Jembere has been instrumental in helping RPAZ establish vibrant internal control, risk management and governance systems.
Previously, he worked as a senior internal auditor for the Cotton Company of Zimbabwe.
Mr Brian Mutangandebvu
Mr Brian Mutangandebvu joined the Authority at inception bringing vast experience in Human Resources Management, having worked in the public and private sector.
He is a holder of a BSc General Degree in Psychology from Zimbabwe Open University, BSc Honors Degree in Psychology from Zimbabwe Open University, MSc Degree in Strategic Management from Chinhoyi University of Technology, an IPMZ Higher Diploma with Honors in Human Resources Management, as well as an IPMZ Diploma in Personnel Management. He is currently studying a PHD management science in Leadership and Complexity with Durban University of Technology.
Brian is a member of the Institute of Directors Zimbabwe (IoDZ), Institute of People Management Zimbabwe (IPMZ) and a certified nuclear security person from the World Institute of Nuclear Security (WINS, Austria). He is also a member of the Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC) Board.
Mr Amos Muzongomerwa
Technical Services Manager at the Radiation Protection Authority of Zimbabwe heading all technical support services. Manages the effective functioning of the radiochemistry laboratory, dosimetry laboratory, non-ionizing radiation laboratory, projects, radiation safety training center and radiation safety awareness.
Amos is holder of a BSc Chemistry Degree with the University of Zimbabwe, MSc Degree in Safety, Health and Environmental Management from the Midlands State University, an Institute of Marketing Management Diploma (IMM) in Marketing as well as a Postgraduate Educational Course on Radiation Protection. He has had extensive experience in the regulation of radiation sources and nuclear safety having been engaged in the inspections and licensing departments for more than 12 years.
He is currently running national projects on establishing laboratory capacity for environmental and food monitoring, radioactive waste management, public exposure control and capacity building/ training on radiation safety, areas to which he is a recognized expert by international partners. He has been involved in several expert missions and meetings in Africa and globally.