M A MASUNDA (Much)
Much served on the St John’s Board for twelve years and was Deputy Chairman for some of that time. He retired from the Board in 2002.
Much was born in Bulawayo, attended Mzilikazi and Fletcher High Schools. He graduated from the University of Zimbabwe in 1973 with a Bachelor of Law (Honours). He had worked for the City of Bulawayo, the Mining Division of Anglo American, for twelve years as a practising attorney with Gill, Godlonton and Gerrans, and at Duly’s as Managing Director. He was the Founding Executive Director of the Commercial Arbitration Centre in Harare, then Chairman and spent almost three years at the Chief Executive of Associated Newspapers of Zimbabwe, the publishers of the Daily News. He has also served as Mayor of Harare.
He is a Fellow and Accredited Tutor of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (UK). In addition he has served as Chairman and/or Director of a number of corporate, professional, educational, charitable and sporting organisations. He is a keen golfer and served two terms as Captain of the Royal Harare Golf Club.
Much and Fikile’s two sons were both educated at St John’s.