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RiskMinds International
18 - 21 November 2024
InterContinental O2London

Blessing Mudavanhu
Group CEO and Executive Director at CBZ Holdings


Dr Mudavanhu is the Group CEO and Executive Director of CBZ Holdings. He has many years experience in the regional and international financial services markets and he brings with him a wealth of knowledge and experience in risk management. He is also a non-Executive Director at the Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA). Dr Mudavanhu received his Doctorate in Mathematics from the University of Washington (USA) and a Masters degree in Financial Engineering from the University of California at Berkeley (USA). Upon completion of his studies, he joined American International Group (AIG) in New York as a Senior Risk Analytics Associate. Following his time at AIG, Blessing joined Bank of America Merrill Lynch as Director in Global Risk Management encompassing New York City, London, Mexico City and Sao Paulo. In 2010 he joined African Banking Corporation (BancABC) as Group Chief Risk Officer. Dr Mudavanhu was Adjunct Professor of Risk Management in the Financial Mathematics Program at Baruch College of The City University of New York. He currently is a Visiting Senior Lecturer in the School of Computer Science and Applied Mathematics as well as a Sessional Lecturer at Wits Business School at the University of The Witwatersrand in Johannesburg.

Agenda Sessions

  • A Cash Flow Based Approach to Loan Loss Provisioning