Victor Rakabopa joined Hwange Colliery Company Limited as Plant Engineer (Processing) in March 2004 and was promoted to Engineering Services Manager in February 2009. He also assumed added responsibilities as Opencast Manager from early 2010 up to the end of 2012 when he was appointed General Manager Operations, the position that he now substantively holds.
Victor has over 19 years of technical and managerial experience having previously worked for Zimbabwe Phosphate Industries (Chemplex Corporation) and Zimasco. He holds a Bachelor of Science Engineering Honours Degree (Mechanical) from the University of Zimbabwe and a General Management Diploma (UZ). He is also in the final stages of a Masters in Business Leadership with the University of South Africa.
Victor is married to Colleen and they have four lovely children, two boys and twin girls. He is an avid golfer and also actively involved in golf administration as Chairman of Hwange Golf Club.