Christopher Kudakwashe Manyowa is the Managing Director of First Mutual Properties. Christopher Kudakwashe Manyowa is responsible for charting the strategic direction of the business ensuring value preservation and growth. Chris is a seasoned professional with more than 25 years’ experience in town planning, property management, formulation and management of projects, valuations, property investment analysis including acquisitions and disposal of properties. He is also an active member of the Real Estate Institute of Zimbabwe and Zimbabwe Institute of Regional & Urban Planners.

Chris started his working career as a Town Planner in the Public Service and Municipal governments, then later qualified as a Registered Estate Agent and Property Valuer. He then left employment Public service employment to join National Real Estate. He is the former Head of Property Development for Old Mutual Property where he served for seven and half years before joining Pearl Properties as General Manager Property Services, a position he held for 5 years before his appointment as Managing Director.

Chris holds a BSc Rural & Urban Planning Honours Degree as well as a Master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA), both from the University of Zimbabwe.

"Oyster Real Estate Profile"

Chris is the Principal Registered Estate Agent for Oyster Real Estate, with the overall responsibility of managing client portfolio and the trust account. Chris is a seasoned professional with more than 25 years’ experience in property management, formulation and management of projects, valuations, property investment analysis including acquisitions and disposal of properties. Chris is a Registered Estate Agent and Property Valuer and an active member of the Real Estate Institute of Zimbabwe and Zimbabwe Institute of Regional & Urban Planners.

Chris holds a BSc Rural & Urban Planning Honours Degree as well as a Master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA), both from the University of Zimbabwe.