Divisions Executive Members 2019 – 2021

Ex Officio Members

Prof MF Zaranyika

He holds BSc Chemistry and PhD analytical Chemistry (Boston) and is the professor of chemistry at the University of Zimbabwe. He is the founding president of the society. He is the current second vice president.







Dr. Paul Mushonga

He holds BSc (Hons), MSc and PhD Chemistry and is the current chairperson chemistry department at the University of Zimbabwe. He is the founding treasurer of the society.






The Society’s Registrar

Mr. Fastino Madzima

During the 2019 conference Mr. Fastino Madzima (PrChem.Zw) was appointed the registrar of the society. Prior to his appointment as the registrar, he was the founding Interim Executive Vice-President of the society. He holds a Master of Science degree in Analytical Chemistry from BUSE and several diplomas and professional certificates in both chemistry and medical fields. He was part of Biodiesel Research Team at Masvingo Polytechnic since 2002 and worked hard till its commercialization through Finealt Engineering in 2006. He was also instrumental as coordinator in the introduction of POC EQA (Proficiency Testing) and Connectivity projects which subsequently led to the crafting of National POC Policy under Ministry of Health and Child Care.

Mr. Madzima’s passion for the development of chemistry professional organisation started during the nationalization of biodiesel project. He joined IUPAC in 2006 as an affiliate member and American Chemical Society (ACS) in 2009. He became ACS Chemistry ambassador in 2010. He planned the national (Zimbabwe) IYC2011(international year of chemistry) chemistry celebration activities together with Ministry of Science and Technology Development in 2010.

Mr. Madzima was instrumental in the establishment of the Zimbabwe Chemical Society. He engaged and still pushing for the engagement of different organisations and individuals in both public and private sector to publicize and market the ZCS agenda. His vision is to see chemistry taking its proper position in Zimbabwe and improving the livelihood of Zimbabweans.