Dr Nigel MK ChanakiraPresident

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Areas of Expertise
  • Banking
  • Economics
  • Investment Analyst
  • Businessman
  • Leadership
  • Diploma in Banking from the Institute of Bankers of Zimbabwe (IOBZ)
  • Bachelor of Science (BSc) Honours Degree in Economics and a Masters in Economics both from the University of Zimbabwe (UZ)

Nigel’s career as a professional economist and businessman spans 6 and 26 years, respectively, commencing at the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe as an assistant economist, then as an investment analyst and fund manager at Bard Discount House Ltd where he was appointed a director at the age of 24 years.

He is best known for his involvement in setting up Kingdom Securities Ltd with his partners in 1994.

Nigel is also affiliated with numerous institutions such as the Young Global Leaders of the World Economic Forum (WEF) for which he is an alumnus. He is also the Founding Curator and active member of all Global Shapers hubs of WEF in Zimbabwe since 2012. Notably, Nigel is a former President of the Zimbabwe Economics Society where he served the organization with distinction.