Grace Muradzikwa – Chief Executive Officer, NicozDiamond Insurance. B. Admin, MBA, AIISA, FIISA, IPM Diploma.
Grace holds a Masters in Business Administration and Bachelor of Administration degree from the University of Zimbabwe. In addition, she is an Associate of the Insurance Institute of South Africa (AAISA) and Fellow of the Insurance Institute of South Africa. She also holds an IPM diploma in Personnel Management.
The first black woman to list and head a public traded company Grace Muradzikwa (known as Ms G) is the Chief Executive Officer of NicozDiamond Insurance (NDI). An ISO certified premier provider of short term insurance products in Zimbabwe with interests in Zambia, Malawi, and Mozambique, NDI was listed on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange in 2002 under her leadership. She has over 2 decades of insurance experience spanning all facets of short-term insurance and reinsurance. Grace holds directorships in various local, regional and international companies and is a member of various professional affiliations.
Ms G has received among other awards – 1996 Insurance Personality of the Year, 2004 Zimbabwe Manager of the Year Runner-up, 2005 Best Performing Insurance Counter Zimbabwe Quoted Companies Survey, 2005 Zimbabwe National Chamber of Commerce Business Woman of the Year, 2009 IODZ Director of the Year, 2014 Daily News Businesswoman of the Year, Africa University Drum Award 2014 and 2016 Top 20 Most Influential Women in Africa by CEO Global.
Grace is an inspiration to many young women who have career ambitions but also want to have families. She believes that if women are qualified and prove themselves through their hard work and results they will not have difficulty in getting the respect of colleagues in the corporate world. She is very generous with her wisdom and expertise and a mentor to many young women and men.