Dr. Jackie ChimhanziJackie Chimhanzi PhD

South Africa


Occupational Information

Occupation: Development Finance Strategist

Occupational Position: CEO of the African Leadership Institute

Professional History

Dr Jackie Chimhanzi is the CEO of AFLI. She was appointed by the Board of the Institute and started on 1 October 2016.  The full announcement is in News. Prior to that, she was a Senior Strategist at the Industrial Development Corporation of South Africa (IDC), a leading DFI on the African continent with a mandate to fund industrialization and economic development. Prior to that, she was Lead, Africa Desk with Deloitte South Africa. Her mandate was to assist companies to access and optimise opportunities across the African continent in various sectors. Before that, she was a Manager in the Deloitte Consulting Strategy unit and led project teams on diverse client engagements interrogating and informing the strategies of major entities in energy, oil and gas, steel, banking and agriculture. She was featured on the Forbes 20 Youngest Power Women in Africa 2012 list


BSc (Hons)
MBA (with Distinction)
PhD (Strategic Marketing) - all from Cardiff Business School, University of Cardiff.


2010 Archbishop Desmond Tutu Leadership Fellow