Lecturer, Department of Finance
National University of Science & Technology, CNR Gwanda Rd /Cecil Avenue
P.O.BOX AC 939 | Cell: +263 772 857 609
lifa.maposa@nust.ac.zw OR nomatham@gmail.com

Dr. Lifa Maposa holds a PhD in Finance from the University of Lusaka, Zambia (2019), an MSc in Finance & Investments (NUST, Zimbabwe, 2006), a B.Com in Banking, (NUST, Zimbabwe, 2002), and a Certificate in Financial Modelling from the Marcus Evan Institute, (RSA, 2010), among others.

Dr. Maposa, is a Zimbabwean and has over 19 years of business and academic experience, 9 years of banking industry experience of which 3 years were at a management level and 10 years of university lecturing experience. Lifa has been involved in a number of consultancy services including the Ingwebu Board advisory on Capital raising (2019) and the on-going National University of Science & Technology Investment Policy Statement Crafting in which he is a Lead Consultant. He is also a consultant with JHJ Training, RSA- an institution involved in training of both private sector and public sector firms on financial management & investment issues. One of his major projects with JHJ Training were the training staff of CEDA (Botswana) on valuation of Small to medium enterprises and the training of management from a number of MFIs in South Africa mainly on analyzing and evaluating financial statements.

His banking industry experience is mainly characterized by a stint at Genesis Investment Bank where he rose from financial trader to regional manager for the southern region in Zimbabwe, FBC Bank, one of the leading commercial banks in Zimbabwe where he was a pioneering team in setting up a Private Wealth Unit for the southern region. His career had initially started in a pure investment management & research environment, firstly with Barbican Asset Management and later with Fidelity Life Asset Management, still in Zimbabwe.

His academic profession at the National University of Science & Technology (Zimbabwe) started off in 2009 where Lifa is a senior member of the department of finance within the Faculty of Commerce. His main areas of expertise include Capital Markets, Retirement & Investment schemes. He has lectured modules that include Corporate Finance, Investment Analysis & Management, Financial Modelling & Trading Rules as well as Financial Engineering at both undergraduate and postgraduate. Lifa has also been a lecturer of Strategic Financial Management within the Graduate School of Business at The National University of Science & Technology. He has presented in a number of conferences and his publications are progressing.