Lance Shingai Mambondiani is Chief Executive Officer at Steward Bank, a wholly owned subsidiary of Econet Wireless Limited. He also doubles up as CEO of the Digital Banking Arm for Cassava Fintech, another subsidiary of Econet Wireless Global responsible for digital banking projects across Africa. He is a Lawyer and Banker with years of experience at executive level and was recently named in an Africa Report Magazine 2017 top list of – Who is Who in African Finance.
He has worked across Africa, Europe, and the USA for various Banking and Financial Institutions. He was also engaged as a Lecturer in International Finance for development at the University of Central Lancashire Business School and as guest lecturer in Financial Markets and Corporate Governance at the University of Manchester. He has also had roles as Managing Director of Kingdom Private Bank, a division of Kingdom Financial Holdings and Chief Executive Officer of TN Asset Management, a subsidiary of TN Bank in Zimbabwe. Prior to his banking career, he practised as a corporate attorney.
He is a Chevening scholar, attaining his PhD from the University of Manchester in 2011, analysing the relationship between bank ownership, corporate governance and profitability in the Zimbabwean banking sector. He has a combination of skills in retail and investment banking, economics, trade finance, corporate finance, law and development finance.