World Federation of Engineering Organizations Capacity Building Committee, Martin Manuhwa, France
Eng. Martin Manuhwa
He is the President of the Federation of African Engineering Organisations (FAEO). He is the Chairperson of the Chinhoyi University of Technology (CUT) Council in Zimbabwe. He is currently a Doctoral Associate at the University of Cape Town where he is researching the link of ICTs in the Industrial 4.0 Revolution and Productivity in Engineering Projects. He teaches Big Data Analytics and Software Project Management at the Zimbabwe National Defence University, he has taught at the University of Zimbabwe and Bindura University of Sciences. He is a member of various boards in Zimbabwe and abroad. He is a Councilor with the Zimbabwe Higher Education Council (ZIMCHE). Eng. Manuhwa was the chair of the Electrical and Mechanical Industry Sector Committee for the National Manpower Advisory Board (NAMACO) which he represented in the NAMACO Council.
He is Managing Consultant of the Zimbabwe Africa Infrastructure Development Group (ZAIDG), a company that specializes in engineering procurement and construction project management (EPCM) and consulting engineering. ZAIDG works with Hatch Africa (Pty) Ltd in Zimbabwe to deliver infrastructure solutions in the power industry, mining, and public arena. His company, ZAIDG is together with Hatch, the technical advisors on the Kariba Extension (now successfully commissioned) and the Hwange Power Station Expansion projects.
He was a Vice President of the World Federation of Engineering Organisations (WFEO) and Chair of its Anti-corruption Technical Standing Committee since 2013. He is a Vice President and founding member of the World Council of Civil Engineers (WCCE) where he chairs the Education, Training, and Capacity Building Committee. He is a past Chairman of the Engineering Council of Zimbabwe (ECZ) and Past President of the Zimbabwe Institution of Engineers (ZIE).
He is the Past President of the Southern African Federation of Engineering Organisations (SAFEO). He is an energy expert and consultant engineer. His engineering practice is in energy, construction projects, worksite project implementation, and management. He sits on various engineering faculty advisory boards in Zimbabwe and SADC.
He is a fellow of the African Scientific Institute (ASI), a fellow of the Academy of Engineering and Technology of the Developing World (AETDEW), a Foreign Fellow of the ASEAN Academy of Engineering and Technology, a Past President Fellow of the Zimbabwe Institution of Engineers and Fellow of the Ghana Institution of Engineering.
He has received numerous awards, including the ZIE SKF service to engineering. He was also awarded for service to the World Federation of Engineering Organisations as the chair of the Standing Technical Committee on Anti-corruption. He has delivered various infrastructure papers at occasions like the UNESCO Africa Engineering Week in various African Countries, World Energy Forum in China, OECD in Paris, World Engineering Conferences in Australia, Japan, and Switzerland, the Africa Union and the Global Engineering Conference, and at the Royal Academy of Engineering, UK. He has been felicitated by many Engineering Institutions in the World most notably in Ghana and India.
Member of WTN Africa
Invited by Dr. Walter Mzembi, chair WTN Africa