Denis Chiminya

IAVM Principal


Denis Chiminya is the Technical Director for Riders International as well as the Principal of Riders International’s Academy of Vehicle Management based in Harare, Zimbabwe. His role is Pan African in nature and involves the maintenance of Riders for Health International’s technical standards across 7 African country programmes. He does this through training of fleet managers, technicians and road safety training. He has been involved in the setting up of several Riders International programmes and just recently, he was part of the Riders Replications Team (RRT) which was involved with the setting up of a fleet management system in Liberia. This involved setting up of systems and processes to enable decentralised maintenance of vehicles across Liberia and included among others, construction of maintenance facilities and equipping them, training of local managers, technicians and drivers in the running of a fully-fledged fleet management system.

He joined Riders for Health soon after completion of his apprenticeship training in 1999. Denis is a final year student with the University of South Africa where he has been studying Logistics and Transport