Simbarahashe MhunguSimbarashe Mhungu



Occupational Information

Occupation: Finance

Occupational Position: Managing Director of HFG Advisory

Professional History

Simbarashe Mhungu is the Managing Director of HFG Advisory, a strategy and finance consulting firm serving global clients across industries and geographies. In Africa, Simba has advised clients, including Fortune 500 entities, on market entry into various African countries, including structuring some of Africa’s largest agribusiness transactions.

In the US, he’s worked for the Walt Disney Company in Orlando Florida, where he introduced prominent African beverages and shows to Disney’s theme parks and hotels. He has been featured on BBC World News commenting on African capital markets and Africa-China trade and debt dynamics. Simba has been a keynote speaker at the World Bank Spring Meetings in Washington DC and is the Co-Founder of the African Youth Commission, now one of the largest independent youth focused organizations in Africa. He began his career as an investment banker in the equities division of Goldman Sachs in New York.


Bachelors in Finance from Howard University


2019 Archbishop Desmond Tutu Leadership Fellow


About AFLI




The African Leadership Institute (AFLI) focuses on building the capacity and capability of visionary and strategic leadership across the continent. Developing exceptional leaders representing all spheres of society, the Institute’s flagship programme is the prestigious Archbishop Tutu Leadership Fellowship. Offering a multifaceted learning experience and run in partnership with Oxford University, it is awarded annually to 20-25 carefully chosen candidates, nominated from across Africa. Alumni of the African Leadership Institute form a dynamic network of Fellows passionately committed to the continent’s transformation, bridging the divide between nations and ensuring that Africa is set centre-stage in global affairs.