Godfrey holds several academic qualifications, including a Diploma in Business Studies, a Bachelor of Science in Economics degree (Honours) from the University of London, and a Masters in Business Administration. He is an accomplished member of the Charted Institute of Transport and Logistics (MCIOTL) UK and the Zimbabwe Institute of Management (Zim). In his executive career, Godfrey worked for Affretair as Marketing Executive before being elevated to Chief Executive. He then joined the Civil Aviation Authority of Zimbabwe (CAAZ) as Chief Executive, thereafter he went on to Reacon Services as Chief Executive Officer then onto BETA Holdings as Group Chief Operating Officer before being appointed Group Chief Executive, a position he still holds. Godfrey holds Directorships in several companies namely Beta Holdings, Rainbow Tourism Group (RTG), Prime Seed (Private) Limited. He is also Chairman of Zimnat Asset Management since 2005. He was non-executive director of Tractive Power Holdings Limited before its acquisition by Zimplow.