Tineyi Mawocha Board Member
Opportunity International Savings and Loans comes up with results that are actually implementable. That is our strength compared to other savings and loans companies.
Tineyi serves as Opportunity’s Chief Program Officer and Africa Regional Director of Opportunity International USA. He oversees operational partnership management and supports business development for the region through high-quality program strategies, concepts, and proposals for resource mobilization.
Tineyi previously held the Chief Executive Officer role at Opportunity Bank Uganda Limited. He joined Opportunity International in 2014 as CEO of Urwego Opportunity Bank (UOB Rwanda), moving to Opportunity Bank Uganda Limited in 2016.
Before becoming part of the Opportunity team, Tineyi served as CEO at Standard Bank Swaziland for seven years. Earlier in his career, he worked in hospitality management in the United Kingdom and Zimbabwe, and in finance as the Branch Network Director at Standard Bank South Africa. He also briefly worked as Managing Director at Tetrad Investment Bank as well as Afrasia Bank in Zimbabwe, his home country.
Tineyi earned a Master of Development Finance from the University of Stellenbosch Business School and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Zimbabwe Graduate School of Business and a certificate in Strategic Management in Microfinance from Harvard Business School, Boston.
He was an advisor for Accion’s Africa Board Fellowship Programme and is a non-executive director on the board of Opportunity Bank Uganda as well as Vision Fund DRC and is on the Governing Council for Waterford Kamhlaba (United World College of Southern Africa UWCSA), as well as a member of the Board of Trustees for Opportunity International UK.