Bartholomew Mswaka graduated in Economics in 1980 from the University of Zimbabwe. In 1981 Bart joined the staff of the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe where he worked until 1989 when he left to join the Bank of Botswana as an expatriate manager. He left Botswana in 1996 and joined Fleming Martin Edwards (Edwards) as one of its managers. Bartholomew left Edwards in 1999 to become the Managing Director of HSBC Securities (later to become ReNaissance Securities). Bartholomew is a registered Stockbroker and is a former Chairman of the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange. He is currently the Chief Executive Officer of St Giles Medical Rehabilitation Centre. Mr Mswaka is a pension fund trustee and Chairman of Fintrust Pension Fund, Comarton Preservation Fund and the Comarton Managed Pension Funds Consortium. He also sits on the Boards of Untu Holdings Limited, CIMAS and Makera Cattle Company.
Bartholomew is the Patron for Pathway Primary School, a private school in Zengeza, Chitungwiza. Hewas recently appointed Board Member and Chairman of Zimbabwe Asset Management Company (ZAMCO), a wholly owned subsidiary of the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe.