Mr Jonathan Lieto
Mr Lieto is a holder of an MSc Degree in Strategic Management from Chinhoyi University of Technology (2015), and a BSc in Politics and Administration obtained from the University of Zimbabwe in 1989.
He was seconded to the Land Tenure Commission chaired by Professor Mandivamba Rukuni as part of the Secretariat in November 1993.
Mr Jonathan Lieto is a renowned and accomplished administrator who has worked as an Administrator for twenty-five years (25) at the University of Zimbabwe. He was the Examinations Officer at the University of Zimbabwe from 2003 to 2020 before joining MUAST. In his capacity as Examinations Officer at UZ, Mr Lieto visited a number of regional institutions and conducted some comparative studies on the management of examinations and academic registry policies. These studies saw him visiting the University of Kwazulu Natal (UKZN), University of Pretoria (UP), University of Capetown (UCT), University of North West (UNW) and the Cairo University (Egypt). During his time at the University of Zimbabwe, Mr Lieto was appointed Acting Deputy Registrar, Academic for the period October 2016 to November 2017.
In his working life as an Administrator, Mr Lieto worked in the Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education as a Teacher and in the then Ministry of Political Affairs as an Administrative Officer and the then Ministry of Lands, Agriculture, and Water Development as a Senior Administrative Officer.
In September 2020 Mr Lieto was appointed Founding Registrar of Marondera University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology (MUAST).