DECA

Caroline Havers, Non-Executive Chair

Ms. Havers is a highly experienced litigation/dispute resolution lawyer having spent 30 years within international law firms working with clients operating in a variety of African jurisdictions and industry sectors. During her legal career, Ms. Havers has been both a partner and managing director of different law firms. She currently serves as compliance officer of the London office of a US law firm, provides ad hoc compliance and legal services to various clients and is a qualified CEDR Mediator (over 15 years' experience).

Daniel Cassiano-Silva, Finance Director

Mr Cassiano-Silva has over 16 years of financial experience and a wealth of operational expertise gained in Mozambique, South Africa, Sierra Leone and the Democratic Republic of Congo with AIM quoted Paragon Resources PLC from 2009 until 2013 (where he held senior positions as Group Controller and Compliance Officer and Chief Financial Officer) and later Agriterra Limited from 2013 to date. During this time he played a pivotal role in implementing the business plans for these companies within the administrative and finance functions as well as operational matters. Prior to joining Paragon, Mr Cassiano-Silva worked with Deloitte LLP as a Senior Audit Manager until 2009 and is a chartered accountant.

Hamish Bryan Wilburn Rudland, Non-Executive Director

Mr. Rudland has extensive experience across logistics, agriculture, agro-processing, distribution and property. After graduating from Massey University, New Zealand, he returned to Zimbabwe in 1997 to start a passenger transport business that he soon diversified into fuel tank haulage in the early 2000s. Thereafter Mr Rudland structured acquisitions of foreign-owned asset rich companies to list on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange. Mr. Rudland has substantial investments in Zimbabwe Stock Exchange listed companies which focus on his core competencies but also synergise where advantages can be made.

Gary Ronald Smith, Non-Executive Director

Mr. Smith is an experienced finance professional and is currently a non-executive director of several companies, including Unifreight Africa Limited, a Zimbabwe based transport and logistics group which he was Finance Director and Chief Executive Officer of between 2013 and 2015. Mr. Smith worked in the UK for several years where he was employed at Deutsche Bank, University of Surrey and Foxhills Club & Resort. Upon returning to Africa he worked for a large transport and logistics company in Mozambique for four years before returning home to Zimbabwe and the above positions. Mr. Smith is a Chartered Accountant and a resident and citizen of Zimbabwe.

Brendan Scott, Chief Operating Officer

Having studied agriculture in the UK, Mr. Scott returned to Zimbabwe to practice commercial farming. In 2000 he returned to the UK and worked in the irrigation sector for two years before moving across to the Special Works Division of ISG Plc. In 2009, Mr. Scott founded ESP International Limited which focused on Fuel Logistics, Quarrying Aggregates and manufacturing Concrete Products, Construction Services, Heavy Earth Moving Equipment and Plant Hire in the East and Southern African regions. He joined Agriterra in 2015 as the Chief Operating Officer for Mozambique