Mucha MkanganwiMucha Mkanganwi



Occupational Information

Occupation: Investor

Occupational Position: CEO and Founder of Pulse Pharmaceuticals

Professional History

Prior to establishing Pulse Pharmaceuticals in 2005, Mucha was Group Chief Executive Officer of CAPS Holdings, then the largest-listed pharmaceutical company in Zimbabwe. Having risen through the ranks over a seven-year period – during which he held several different financial, operational and business development positions – Mucha was appointed CEO aged 31, making him the youngest person to run a listed company in Zimbabwe.

Mucha has served on several Boards, including the local Global Funds board. He has also served in roles such as the Deputy Chairman of the Confederation of Zimbabwe Industries’ Economic Affairs Committee and Chairman of Zimbabwe Pharmaceutical Wholesalers Association.

Mucha chairs the board of The Boost Fellowship, which is the largest private-sector mentoring initiative for High School and University students in Zimbabwe. It has the support and active participation of most CEOs and senior managers in Zimbabwe. Related to this, Mucha is Chairman of Enactus Zimbabwe. Targeting university students, Enactus is the largest organisation in the world focused on encouraging entrepreneurship that transforms communities.

He is a keen chess player and founded the Chessmates Chess Academy, a chess school in Mount Pleasant, Harare.  In 2019, he was elected VP of the Zimbabwe Chess Federation. Mucha is also a 2014 African Leaders Network Fellow.


Bachelor of Science (Hons) Economics (University of Zimbabwe)
Post Graduate Bachelor in Accounting Science (Hons) (UNISA)
ZCTA (Institute of Chartered Accountants Zimbabwe)
Bachelor in Accounting Science (UNISA)
Completed Articles of Clerkship with Ernst & Young Chartered Accountants, Zimbabwe


2011 Archbishop Desmond Tutu Leadership Fellow