Management Team

Jephita Gwatipedza

Chief Operating Officer

Jeph is currently The ZEP-RE Chief Operating Officer with responsibility and accountability for overall Underwriting, Business Development, Quality Assurance, Claims, Risk Management and Retrocession Security for the company. Jeph started his career as a Zimbabwe Reinsurance Company Trainee Underwriter in 1992 where he rose through the ranks to the position Deputy Managing Director of ZIMRE South Africa. Before joining ZEP Re- Jeph was the Executive Manager (Underwriting and Marketing) for Flagstone Re Africa based in Johannesburg.

Jeph is a Member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing UK and a Fellow of the Insurance Institute of South Africa. He is a holder of a Post Graduate Diploma in Marketing from Chartered Institute of Marketing -United Kingdom- CIM, an Advanced Diploma in Insurance Management from Insurance Institute of South Africa, a Diploma in Corporate Governance/Company Direction from the Graduate Institute of Management and Technology -South Africa.

Jeph is an alumnus of the University of Zimbabwe and is a holder of a Master of Business Administration and Bachelor of Business Studies Honors Degrees.

Jeph seats on the Boards of the following organisations.
• Uganda Reinsurance Company (Uganda Re)
• Alternate Director on the Board of Directors of the Organisation of Eastern and Southern Africa Insurers (OESAI).
Tanzania Reinsurance Company (Tan Re).