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Tendai Bwanya
Director – Global Fiduciary Platform, Legg Mason Global Asset Management at LEGG MASON GLOBAL ASSET MANAGEMENT


Tendai is the director responsible for oversight and assurance in the Global Fiduciary Platform team at Legg Mason Global Asset Management in London. He is responsible for developing and coordinating the program of oversight activities for key fund service providers, developing the firm’s strategic plan around third-party partners, technology and product/regulatory change. Tendai spent the first 13 years of his career in assurance and advisory services with Deloitte LLP, working in Harare, New York City and London during that time. At Deloitte LLP, he was responsible for leading engagements in assurance and advisory services to asset management firms, private equity firms and their funds. He was the firm’s UK lead for attestation services on assurance on internal controls reports on services provided to third parties. Tendai also spent three years at Lloyds Banking Group (LBG), where he was the Private Equity Senior Manager in the bank’s commercial banking internal audit function. During his time at LBG, he led projects in Private Equity, Financial Markets, Capital Markets and Global Transaction Banking.

Tendai earned his Bachelor of Accountancy (Honours) from the University of Zimbabwe and BCompt. (Honours) degree in Accounting Science from the University of South Africa. He is a qualified Chartered Accountant and a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) and the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Zimbabwe (ICAZ).

Agenda Sessions

  • Case Study: Experience Gained Managing Outsourcing of both a ‘Critical’ and ‘Regulated’ Activity (CASS Administration)