Kumbirai Gundani  

Kumbirai Gundani

University of Cape Town,

Kumbirai Gundani from South Africa has an extensive experience in leadership and entrepreneurship. He is the recipient of the Barclays bank junior achievement global entrepreneur of the year for 2007. He also co- founded JSI holdings, which has been at the heart of micro-finance since 2006 in Zimbabwe.

After holding the post of the University Student Parliament Chairperson and running 7 marathons to raise money for Shawco, a charity based in Cape Town, Kumbirai won four leadership awards in his university years. He was twice awarded the prestigious Vice Chancellor’s most outstanding student leader award at the University of Cape-town. Over the past years he has obtained a B.Com Economics and Statistics from the University of Cape-town.

Kumbirai is very value centered and grounded in his principles. In 2010 he was asked to deliver a speech at The World Economic Forum about the role of the youth in the economy. The invitation and speech was indicative of his vast experience and talent in visionary leadership, management and execution of plans. He is currently setting up two businesses, both in their start-up phases, in South Africa and Zimbabwe.

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