Founding Trustees of the Zimbabwe Peace and Security Trust (ZPST)

The Chairperson of the Zimbabwe Peace and Security Trust is Sobuza Gula Ndebele who served in the military wing of the ZANU (PF) during the liberation struggle. Following independence he studied law and served as Attorney General for two years. He currently directs a legal practice in Harare.

Professor Reg Austin joined ZAPU during the liberation struggle and has a long and distinguished career teaching law both in Zimbabwe and internationally and as an international civil servant. He served as the first Chairperson of the Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission.

Dr Tichaona Augustus Mudzingwa served as a medical doctor in ZANU (PF) during the liberation struggle and in the Zimbabwe National Army after independence. He joined the MDC-T and was appointed Executive Secretary for Defence and Security and served as Deputy Minister of Transport during the Government of National Unity (GNU) until his death in April 2012.

Freedom Nyamubaya served in the military wing of ZANU (PF) during the liberation struggle. She is a successful farmer, poet and active feminist and is currently the Director of MOTSRUD, a development organization working with rural women.

Paul Temba Nyathi was detained for many years by the Rhodesian regime for his political activities, and after independence held senior positions in civil society organizations in Zimbabwe. He was a founder member of the MDC and is currently MDC-N Executive Treasurer.

Jeremy Brickhill served in the military wing of ZAPU during the liberation struggle and has subsequently worked on post-conflict issues for the African Union, the UN, OECD-DAC and many international organizations and governments. He is currently Executive Director of the ZPSP.

Nyasha Masiwa served in the military wing of ZANU (PF) during the liberation struggle and studied politics, journalism and international relations after independence, before joining the UN where he held several senior posts in Africa. He is currently Co-Director of the ZPSP.