The supreme governing body of MEFMI is the Board of Governors which sets the policy of the institute. The policies of the institution are guided by the MEFMI constitution. The Executive Committee appointed by the Board of Governors oversees the day to day operations of the institute and reports to the Board.

Board of Governors

Each member state appoints a member and an alternate member to the Board of Governors, which is the supreme body of the institute.

Powers of the Board of Governors include:
• determine policy of the institute
• approve annual budget, annual report and audited financial statements
• admit new members
• appoint Chairperson and Vice Chairperson of the Board of Governors and members of the Executive Committee
• appoint the Executive Director of the Institute (on recommendation of the Executive committee)

The Board of Governors meets at least once a year.

Executive Committee

The Executive Committee consists of the Vice Chairman of the Board of Governors (who is chairman of the Executive Committee), four other voting members and the Executive Director as ex-officio non-voting member

Responsibilities of the Executive Committee include:
• overseeing day to day operations of the institute
• approving work plans and programmes
• preparing budgets and accounts
• preparing policies, procedures, rules and regulations
• preparing reports

The Executive Committee meets at least twice a year.


The MEFMI secretariat is based at the headquarters seat in Harare, Zimbabwe. It is headed by the Executive Director and assisted by four Programme/Departmental Directors.

Michael Atingi -Ego – Executive Director
Dr. Sehliselo Mpofu – Director, Macroeconomic Management Programme
Mr. Patrick Mutimba – Director, Financial Sector Management Programme
Mr. Stanislas Nkhata – Director, Debt Management Programme

Mrs. Rose G.K. Malila-Phiri – Director, Finance and Administration