Bonface Ndawala

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Financial Modelling Masterclass (Terrapin, Sydney); Integrating Strategy, Budgeting and Reporting (Wits University, RSA); Fellow of Association of Chartered Certified Accountants – FCCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants); Celtel General Management Programme (Wits University, South Africa); Certified Public Accountant (CPA). Bonface offers specialist pedigree in financial strategy, compliance, auditing, risk and financial management. Acumen and experience includes leading and managing large-scale change, business transformations and high-octane turnarounds in challenging and diverse environments.

Highly competent and experienced finance and management executive with 20 years Pan African leadership experience covering the mobile telecommunications, auditing, automotive and consulting sectors. Bonface possesses excellent accounting, finance and auditing abilities that are coupled with strong strategic business management acumen. He has strong experience in Africa and emerging markets having worked in challenging roles as Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Regional Director and Regional Financial Controller in Sudan, East Africa, West Africa, Malawi, Madagascar and South Africa.

In his long and illustrious career to date, Bonface has operated at Chief Financial Officer for Zain South Sudan, Chief Financial Officer for Globacom Group, Executive Head – Financial Control and Credit Operations for Cell C (PVT) Limited, Regional Director of Accounting and Financial Planning for Zain Africa - West Africa, Regional Financial Controller for Zain Africa - East Africa, Finance Specialist for Zain Ghana; Financial Controller for Celtel Madagascar, Financial Planning Manager/Acting Finance Director / Project Manager for Celtel Malawi Limited, Financial Controller for Celtel Malawi Limited, Management Accountant for Automotive Products Limited, and External Auditor, Deloitte & Touché. Bonface has also consulted for several companies across Africa spanning telecommunications, broadcasting, manufacturing, services and resources companies. At Allaboard, Bonface is responsible for corporate financial strategy including financial planning, investment, capital raising and business model alignment.

Bonface is a recipient of the prestigious Millennium Stars Award by Deloitte &Touché (1999). In 2002, he saved Celtel Malawi LTD over $10million in duty exemptions over 4 years through tax restructuring. In 2003 as Project Manager at Celtel, he successfully implememend the Active Retail model which was rolled out into 15 other operations across Africa. In 2004, Bonface successful piloted and implemented IPOS procurement system at Celtel, which was rolled out in 15 countries in Africa. He turned around the credit risk department resulting in a 40% reduction in bad debt. In 2010, he was appointed principal for Nova Capital Global Markets for Sub-Saharan Africa. At Zain he implemented the highly successful route-to-market model for Zain South Sudan, which increased revenue by over

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