Tichaona Zororo

CIA, CISA, CISM, CRMA, CDPSE, CRISC, CGEIT, COBIT Certified Assessor, is Director, Digital Transformation & Innovation Advisory, with EGIT | Enterprise Governance of IT (Pty) Ltd., an Information & Technology [IT] Advisory firm based in South Africa, Namibia, Zambia and Zimbabwe focusing on advising Boards of Directors, Senior Business Leaders, IT Executives and Management, Modernization, Digital Transformation and Innovation Advisory, Cybersecurity, IT Auditing, Social Media Governance & Auditing and Governance of IT.

He has several years of in-depth experience in Mainstream IT, IT Auditing, Cybersecurity, Digital Transformation & Innovation Governance, and IT Risk across private and public sectors in Africa, Europe, the USA and Asia.

Tichaona is an advisor to several Boards of Directors, IT and Business Leaders on Digital and Digital Transformation, Governance of Enterprise IT, IT, Cybersecurity, IT Risk and IT Auditing. He is an Advisor to South African National Biodiversity Institute [SANBI] Audit & Risk Committee, An Independent Member of its Business Innovation & Technology Committee. He is a member of the Council [Board of Directors] of the Vaal University of Technology, a Member of its Audit & Risk Committee and Governance Committee.

He is a sought-after Digital Transformation & Innovation Governance Advisor, Thought Leader, Trainer, Speaker and Published Author in IT Governance, COBIT, IT Auditing, Social Media, IT Modernization, Cloud Computing, Predictive Analytics, Artificial Intelligence and Cybersecurity and a Researcher of Digital and Digital Transformation Strategies.

Tichaona Zororo is Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT [CGEIT], Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control [CRISC], Certified Data Privacy Solutions Engineer [CDPSE], Certified in Risk Management Assurance [CRMA], Certified Information Security Manager [CISM], Certified Internal Auditor [CIA], Certified Information Systems Auditor [CISA] and COBIT Certified Assessor. He Holds a BSc. Honors in Information Systems [MSU], A Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Auditing [Wits], an Executive Education Certificate in Digital Disruption, Digital Transformation Strategies [ Judge Business School, University of Cambridge] and several certificates in business and IT.

A renowned COBIT Subject Matter Expert and Advisor, Tichaona is credited for being the first COBIT Certified Assessor in Southern Africa, the first African to sit on the ISACA Board of Directors [2016 - 2020] and to chair its Audit and Risk Committee [2016 – 2019] and establish an internal audit function for ISACA. An accredited COBIT and ISACA Certification qualifications trainer, Tichaona Zororo participated in the development and review of numerous COBIT publications and ISACA research papers on Big Data, Cloud Computing, BYOD and Outsourced IT Services to mention but a few.

Tichaona Zororo served on ISACA’s Framework Committee [2014 - 2015], charged with identifying and supporting activities required to appropriately define, build and maintain a globally applicable and practically useable enterprise governance and management of IT (GEIT) framework, CGEIT Test Enhancement Sub Committee, ISACA Technology Committee and ISACA External Advocacy Committee. He was ISACA South Africa Chapter Board Chair [2016 - 2018], Vice Board Chair [2014 - 2016] and Certifications Board Member [2012 - 2014]. Tichaona Zororo served as a member of ISACA Finance, Technology and Audit & Risk Committees [2019 – 2020]. He was Chairman of the IT Governance Committee of Eastern Cape Province Department of Roads and Public Works [2014 - 2016].

He is a 2017 recipient of the prestigious ISACA Harold Weiss Award for Outstanding Achievement for his exceptional dedication and achievement that far exceeds the norm in digital and innovation governance. He has presented and participated in COBIT expert panels at COBIT conferences world-wide and was voted the best speaker Africa and Asia CACS 2017.He has recently been inducted into ISACA’s Hall of Fame.

Tichaona Zororo is a member of the Institute of Internal Auditors Global Content Advisory Council, a Board Member [2012 - current] and the Immediate Past Board Chair of ISACA South Africa Chapter.

A natural strategist, Tichaona Zororo is married to Ruth Zororo and together they are blessed with 4 daughters.