Executive Team

PROFESSOR GIFT MUGANO (Ph. D) |Executive Director
Professor Gift Mugano (Ph.D) is a Visiting Professor of Economics at Durban University of Technology. He is a distinguished scholar and global authority on International Trade & Development with over fifteen (15) years of extensive experience ranging from research & publications, policy advisory, trade negotiations, lecturing, administration, leadership and consultancy work.
Dr. Richard Kamidza |Head of Export Development and Trade Promotion
Dr Richard Kamidza has more than 22 years of professional experience in research on enabling environment policy reform, trade and investment policy and promotion, capacity building, regional integration, and donor coordination.
Dr. Nelson Chanza|Head of Climate Change and Environmental Management
Dr Chanza is a member of the Environmental Management Board of Directors responsible for giving policy directions to the operations of the Environmental Management Agency (EMA).


Prof. Albert Makochekanwa
Prof. Albert Makochekanwa is an economist with over 14 years of experience in economics and social science issues. He has worked extensively in Africa, specifically, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Botswana and Ethiopia.
Dr Takawira Mumvuma
Dr Takawira Mumvuma is a Senior lecturer at the University of Zimbabwe teaching Development Economics, Social Economics and Microeconomics. Besides lecturing at the University of Zimbabwe he has also done a lot consulting and research work locally and regionally.
Prof Macleans Mzumara
Prof Macleans Mzumara has held several positions in Africa and North America. He has also taught in several universities in Africa and North America. He holds a PhD (Economics), two Masters Degrees in Economics and a Bachelor degree.
Dr Mable. N. Hungwe
Mabel is a Rural Development Specialist/Policy Analyst and a Development Facilitator with a PhD degree in Social and Economic Geography from Lund University in Sweden.
Moses Chundu
Moses is a seasoned Economist with over 17 years of experience spanning the Academic, Banking Sector, Manufacturing Sector, Government and Development Work at analytical and senior levels.

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