Faculty and Staff


IMG_6291 (2)We are pleased to announce that the board has appointed Rev C Chidumuro to the post of Acting Principle following the passing of our former Principal, Mr Pagiel Chimudzi.

Clarkson Chidimuro is married to Rose and they are blessed with two children.  They fellowship with Hatfield Worship Centre, formely Elgin Road Baptist.  From 1997 to 2007 Clarkson was working as a producer and presenter with Transworld Radio Zimbabwe.  From November 2007 to March 2011 Clarkson was the Senior Pastor at Hatfield Worship Centre.  From April 2011 to March 2016 he was the Chief Executive Officer of the Bible Society of Zimbabwe.  From April 2016 to date Clarkson has been serving as Senior Pastor of Hatfield Worship Center.  From February 2019 to the present Clarkson has been with Harare Theological College (HTC) in various capacities.  These include Lecturer and currently Acting Principal.

Clarkson is one of the three National leaders for Langham Preaching Zimbabwe and he is responsible for facilitator development as well as the general training of Preachers.  Over the past three years he serves as the Vice President of the Baptist Union of Zimbabwe.  Leadership development is his passion.  He has served as a member of the H.T.C Board of Governors for the past seven years.  Currently he sits on the board as an Ex-Officio member since his elevation to Acting Principal.  Clarkson would love to see H.T.C provide world class theological training for the Church in Zimbabwe and beyond.  In his denomination he belongs to their Theological Think Tank (TTT) responsible for theological reflection and offering counsel on sensitive theological subjects.

Academic Dean

Dr Silvia Linington joined HTC in September 2004. She came to this country in 1989 as a development worker with a German organization as a teacher in the rural areas (Mubayira, Mhondoro). She got married to Greg in 1994, and has lived and worked in Harare ever since. Silvia has a teaching degree (equivalent of BA Hons in English, Maths and RE) from a German university, a Certificate of Higher Education in Missiology and Biblical Studies (All Nations Christian College, UK), an MTh in Old Testament (UNISA) and a DTh in Old Testament (UNISA). Silvia loves teaching and studying the Bible, in particular Old Testament and Hebrew, and outside college she enjoys reading adventure novels, woodwork, dress-making and entertaining.

Dean of Students

Mr C Chisale


Sammie Mangwiro is a Pastor of Glad Tidings Fellowship Budiriro Assembly. He is a scholar with a strong social and academic consciousness and humanitarian, deeply concerned about the state of the world, for which he has great compassion and idealism. He graduated at Pan Africa Christian College with a Bachelor of Bible and Theology in 2005, and in 2015 graduated with a Master of Arts Ministerial Studies (leadership Concentration) at Global University Western Cape. He is mission minded and has a passion for identifying, developing, and releasing emerging leaders into ministry for the fulfillment of the Great Commission. He has been in ministry as lead pastor of Glad Tidings Fellowship Budiriro for the past 15 years and is married to Elizabeth and they have two adult children.


Ian Amess is a third generation Zimbabwean who spent many years in commerce and industry before listening to the call to serve God in a full-time capacity. He holds a BTh (Hons.) and has lectured at HTC since 2008. Ian’s interests lie in theology and languages which form a part of his ongoing studies and development. Besides theological education, Ian is also involved in pulpit ministry. Ian is married to Ros and they have one (adult) son, Geoff.

Finance Officer

Jane Mabika is a born again Christian with a diploma in book-keeping and accounts. She is currently working on her diploma in theology


Lucy Chifunyise has been at HTC since 2012. She is a mother of 3 children.  Lucy is also studying for her Diploma in Theology at HTC. She is a member of Faith Ministries Borrowdale Community Church, and serves in the music team.

Assistant Librarian

Miss P Mushore


Mr L Mudzagada

Office cleaner

Mrs P Mukakavari


Mr G Zhanda