Faith Mazani is the new Resident Tax Administration Advisor for AFRITAC South. Before her appointment Faith was the Commissioner General of the Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (ZIMRA) - which she joined in February 2018. She has more than 38 years’ experience in revenue administration, having served at senior management levels in different administrations in Southern Africa.
Before that, Faith was the Regional Revenue Administration Advisor for the International Monetary Fund Regional Technical Assistance Center for West Africa, based in Ghana. Before joining the IMF in January 2014, Faith had gained extensive experience working with regional and international organizations including ATAF, COMESA, the OECD and SADC.
She joined the then Zimbabwe Department of Taxes in January 1983, and was one of the first Revenue Commissioners of the Zimbabwe Revenue Authority at its inception in 2001. She left ZIMRA in February 2007 and joined the South African Revenue Service as Senior Manager in October 2007, after a brief stint as Senior Tax Manager at Deloitte and Touche Zimbabwe.
Faith contributed, as a Commissioner, to the setting up of the Swaziland Revenue Authority (SRA) which she joined in November 2010, and was responsible for the implementation of Value Added Tax (VAT) and setting up the reform and modernization program.
She holds a Bachelor's degree in Business Studies from the University of Zimbabwe and a Masters' Degree in Economics - Public Policy and Taxation from the Yokohama National University in Japan.