OUR DIRECTORS

TRS have a diverse team of Graduate Level Pan African Project Managers each with more than five years research experience spanning across research design, project management and strategic results communication. Please refer to the company profile on the Media Page.

Dr Tafadzwa Charity Chanyowedza

RESEARCH DIRECTOR

Responsible for new business development, research value chain & capacity building (including staff skills development)

  • BA Psychology (Hons), Africa University, 2001
  • Started career in Human Capital Development, skills development and internal communication, 2001
  • Masters in Business Administration, University of Zimbabwe, 2011
  • PHD in Business & Econs, Stafford University, 2018
  • Joined Market & Social research – 2019
  • PanAfrican Researcher, experience in 15 countries

Pauline T. Gasura

MANAGING DIRECTOR

Responsible for business strategy, management guidance, contracts & statutory compliance.

  • Co-founder of Topline Research Solutions (TRS) – 2007
  • Masters in Business Leadership (MBL) – UNISA, 2010
  • Dissertation on Project Management Principles
  • Member of Southern African Market Research Association (SAMRA)
  • Member of South African Institute of Professional Accountants (SAIPA) – 2011
  • Bachelor of Accountancy (BAcc) Honours –UZ, 1993
  • Former Skills Development Facilitator (SDF) for ServicesSETA

Patson Gasura

CEO & CUSTOMER HAPPINESS DIRECTOR

Responsible for Group shareholders & key stakeholders interests

  • BSc Honours Agric Economics, University of Zim (UZ), 1992
  • Joined market/ing & social research industry, Feb 1993
  • Led more than 500 projects for 120 Clients in 24 countries.
  • Dynamic of Successful Management, SMI, Texas, USA, 2001
  • Masters Degree Strategic Management, Derby, UK,2004
  • Founder of TRS South Africa in 2007 & TRS Zimbabwe in 2009
  • Member of Southern African Marketing Research Association (SAMRA) & Pan African Media Research Association (PAMRO)
  • SAMRA Accredited Researcher (SAR)
  • Advanced Certificate in Company Direction (ACCD), by Institute Of Directors (IOD). Own BrandPG. www.patgasura.com