About Us


John Makamure

Executive Director

He is the founding Executive Director of SAPST. He is a dynamic professional who has wide experience in legislative strengthening, civic society strengthening, advocacy, economic and public policy analysis and research.

Israel Chilimanzi

Programme Manager

The Programmes Manager of SAPST is responsible for overseeing all technical aspects related to the Zimbabwe programme ensuring flawless team management and development, programme delivery, quality control and evaluation.

Martha Mashonganyika

Finance & Administration Manager

She is the Finance and Administration Manager of SAPST. Martha Mashonganyika joined SAPST in April 2011. She brings to SAPST 9 years of experience in the NGO Finance Sector.

Phillip Muziri

Program Advisor - Parliamentary Affairs

Phillip Muziri joined SAPST at its inception. He is the Programme Advisor on Parliamentary Affairs. He assists in the development and implementation of capacity development programmes for various stakeholders as well as providing technical and legal expertise.

Henry Ndlovu

Programme Specialist Information & Communication

Henry Ndlovu joined SAPST in March 2010 as the Information and Communications Programme Advisor. The main objective of his brief is to strengthen the flow of information between Parliament, civic society and the general public.

Plaxedes Dhlamini

Programme Assistant: Procurement & Personnel Officer

Plaxedes Dhlamini joined SAPST in December 2008 as the Programme Assistant. She holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree (English and Communication Studies) and also has qualifications in Personnel Management and Administration, and Public Relations.

Vivian Mashavave

Legal Officer

Vivian provides research and other legal support services to the organization, and advises on constitutional and legal issues. Vivian also manages the updating and improvement of key informational databases on legislative process, bills, statutory instruments and other relevant information for identifying trends and performance of Parliament, and issues of relevance to the parliamentary strengthening program.

Owen Ruwona

Finance Specialist

Owen Ruwona joined SAPST in January 2013 as a Finance Specialist. His main duties at SAPST include the management of project grants through preparation of Budgets and financial reports to donors and management.

Fortunate Majere

Logistics Coordinator

Fortunate Majere joined SAPST at the inception of the programme in 2007 as the Logistics Coordinator and Transport Manager. His main duties at SAPST include provision of transport logistics to project staff on project related business within and outside Zimbabwe.

Rangarirayi Mago

Office Orderly

Rangarirayi Mago joined SAPST at inception as Office Orderly. He is responsible for the day to day office errands.

Letwin Chikwani

Finance Officer

Letwin's duties include processing of all SAPST payments, ensuring that all expenses are within assigned project budget and conducting periodic financial analysis to identify and resolve variances.

Kudzai Muwishi

Monitoring & Evaluation Portfolio

She holds a Bachelors Degree in Accounting from Rhodes University and is an Articled Clerk. She is currently studying for a diploma in Monitoring and Evaluation.