Dr Mpofu is the Chief Executive Officer of the Zimbabwe Consolidated Diamond Company (ZCDC), he joined ZCDC on 1 March 2017, on secondment from the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) where he was Director, Exchange Control. He has had 26 years multi-sectoral experience and expertise in the RBZ as an economist and in exchange control in the facilitation, monitoring, administration and accounting of the country’s foreign exchange transactions (exports, imports, capital and financial).

In 2005, Dr Mpofu championed the establishment of Homelink (Pvt) Ltd (a subsidiary of RBZ), and became its first Chief Executive Officer. He also served as the Homelink Board Chairman (2014-2016). Dr Mpofu also championed the establishment of the Bio-diesel Company of Zimbabwe in Mt Hamden, and also became Chairman of the Board of Directors.

Dr. Mpofu has served as Non-Executive Director in Cairns Holdings (Pvt) Ltd, Tuli Coal, Zimbabwe Mining Development Corporation (ZMDC), Minerals Marketing Corporation of Zimbabwe (MMCZ) and ZimTrade. He served as National Chairman of the Gold Mobilisation Technical Committee.

From 2010-2015, Dr Mpofu was Chairman of the Technical Team and Chief Negotiator on the Master Loan Facility with China EximBank and conducted an intensive due diligence exercise of the diamond sector to securitize borrowing by Government.

He holds a B.Sc in Economics from the University of Zimbabwe (1990), an M.Sc in International Economics, Banking and Finance from the University of Wales (UK) and a Phd in Business Administration  from Washington International University. Dr Mpofu holds an Honorary Doctorate of Business Administration (DBA) from the Commonwealth University, a Master Class Certificate in Business Management and Leadership from London Graduate School, as well as an Executive Certificate in Mining Value Chain Management from the Zimbabwe School of Mines. Dr Mpofu holds an International Executive Development Programme Certificate from the University of Witwatersrand and an International Executive Development Programme Certificate from London Business School.

Dr Mpofu was instrumental in the crafting and implementation of ZCDC’s Diamond Mining Business Model which has brought organizational stability, business growth and mining sustainability. Under his leadership, ZCDC has enhanced investment in the diamond sector and laid a firm foundation to become a $billion business by 2022.

Dr Mpofu has received a number of accolades for leadership excellence in his role as CEO of ZCDC from leading industry bodies such as the Zimbabwe National Chamber of Commerce (ZNCC), Megafest Awards, Zimbabwe Leadership Awards, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Network and Buy Zimbabwe Campaign. ZCDC has also received various accolades for operational excellence and Corporate Social Investment under Dr Mpofu’s stewardship. Dr Mpofu was recently awarded the Best CEO in Sustainable Mining Industry for 2019 by the London based European Business Magazine while ZCDC was awarded the Corporate Governance Principles Best Sustainable Mining Company 2019 by the same institution.

Dr Mpofu is married to Nonhlanhla and they have 3 sons.