The Secretariat is the administrative arm of  RCZ. It is headed by an Executive Director. The functions of the Secretariat are:

  • Ensuring that the mandate of  RCZ as embodied in the Research Act (1986) is carried out as directed by the Board
  • Ensuring regular production of  RCZ publications.
  • Following up on progress on research being undertaken in the country.
  • Carrying out other duties as directed by the Board

Our offices are located at: 11 Stafford Road Mt Pleasant Harare ,

Our postal address is P.O Box CY294,Causeway, Harare,Zimbabwe

Tel: +263 (242) 304733, 304787, and 304861.

E-mail us at or


Executive Director
PA to Executive Director Mrs Farai Katsande
Finance and Administration Manager Mrs Rudo Tamangani
Marketing and External Relations Manager Mr Josphat Katiyo
Research Prioritisation, Control and Coordination Manager Dr Timothy Marango
Chief Accountant
Technical Officer Mr Edmore Sibanda
Technical Officer Ms Zolisa Gumede
Technical Officer Ms Marvelous Chikwanha
Technical Officer Mr Lee Daryl Tsvangirai
Technical Officer Mr Forbes Zivanai Chinyemba
Technical Officer Mr Job Tendenedzai
Records and Information Officer Mrs Linda Goredema  Kembo
Human Resources Officer Ms Deborah Manyara
Admin & Logistics Assistant Ms Adelaide Shonhiwa
External Relations Officer Ms Rumbidzai P Kuwora
Internal Audit Officer Mr Andrew Muridzi
Bookkeeper Ms Valentine Chikukwa
Secretary/Receptionist Ms Rispah Mushamba
Driver Mr James Sande
General Hand Mr Lennox Chiwota