Management Team

Management Team

As a stand-alone specialized advisory services firm, we have focussed corporate finance expertise without the attendant overheads that most institutions carry, which makes us a more cost-effective and dedicated financial advisor. Our management team is made up of professionals whose profiles are set out below: 

Batanayi M. Chingwena –Managing Director (BAcc (Hons) UZ, CA (Z))

Board MemberBatanayi is a founder member of CorporateExcellence. He is an experienced chartered accountant and a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Zimbabwe having served articles of clerkship with Deloitte & Touché. Batanayi has more than 24 years of experience and has held senior finance roles in industry and commerce. As Managing Director of CorporateExcellence, he has led and directed many corporate finance and corporate turnaround assignments including strategy formulation as detailed in this profile. He is also in charge of the management of private equity funds under CorporateExcellence. 

Over the years, Batanayi has accumulated a wealth of experience in listings, business valuations, mergers and acquisitions, due diligence reviews, systems evaluation, treasury management and project documentation. In addition, Batanayi has had detailed hands on experience of advising on and setting the Employee Share Option Trusts of OK Zimbabwe Limited, the Rainbow Tourism Group Limited and Hunyani Holdings Limited. 



Nobert H. C. Chiromo –Executive Director (BCompt (Unisa), CA (Z))

Board MemberNobert joined CorporateExcellence as Executive Director in 2009, bringing with him a wealth of knowledge in handling corporate finance assignments. Prior to joining CorporateExcellence, Nobert had been a partner with Deloitte & Touché in Zambia for 13 years. He is a member of both the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Zimbabwe and the Zambia Institute of Chartered Accountants. He has significant experience in controlling the conduct of assignments, managing staff, liaising with senior officials in client organisations, providing financial advisory services to several clients involving: due diligence; balance sheet reviews; business valuations; company flotations; acquisitions; sale and mergers; preparation of confidential information memoranda; business plan preparation, reviews and evaluations; full financial and accounting support; and strategic planning. 

In Zambia, Nobert was the reporting partner on the Lusaka Stock Exchange (LuSE) assignment, which carried out the harmonisation of Listing Rules in line with the Southern Africa Development Community requirements. He was also part of a team of consultants that provided professional and advisory services to the Zambia Privatisation Trust Fund during the flotation of the 20% shares in Zambia Sugar Company Limited held on behalf of the Government of Zambia. 


Tineyi Chatiza -Corporate Finance Manager (FCCA, RPAcc(Z), BBS (Hons) UZ, IOBZ)

Board MemberTineyi is a fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA UK) and is a registered Public Accountant in Zimbabwe. He was the best overall student in Zimbabwe in the ACCA December 2008 final exams. Tineyi brings to the team, experience in accounting, investment appraisal, due diligence reviews, capital raisings, business valuations, acquisitions and disposals. Tineyi joined Corporate Excellence in March 2009 as a Corporate Finance Manager.

He started his corporate finance career with the then Zimbabwe Allied Banking Group, having joined the Group’s Asset Management Division in 2005. He moved to the Corporate Advisory Services unit of ZABG as an Analyst in 2006 and was promoted to the position of Manager in 2007.




Lindani G. Samkange –Senior Corporate Finance Analyst (CFA, B.Soc.Sc. Econ & Socio (AU))

Board MemberLindani started his career as a Graduate Management Trainee at the then Zimbabwe Allied Banking Group (ZABG) in January 2007 where he gained exposure to mainstream banking operations. Upon completion of his internship, he became a Research Analyst at ZABG. He joined CorporateExcellence in March 2010 as a Corporate Finance Analyst.  Lindani holds a Bachelor of Social Sciences degree (Economics and Sociology) from Africa University and is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Charterholder. He is also a member of the CFA Institute and the CFA Society of South Africa.