Mutsa ChirongaMutsa Chironga



Occupational Information

Occupation: Professional

Occupational PositionPartner, McKinsey, leading their Africa Financial Services practice

Professional History

Mutsa is Partner in McKinsey’s Africa Office, and has been with McKinsey for over nine years. Of Zimbabwean origin, Mutsa has a deep passion for Africa.

Mutsa leads McKinsey’s financial services practice in Africa. He has worked for 10 banks and insurance companies in over 10 African countries – spanning Southern, West and East Africa. He has also served banks in South East Asia. His work focuses on performance transformations, seeking to significantly shift efficiency or profitability ratios. His areas of expertise include sales force effectiveness, digitization, and advanced analytics.

Mutsa has co-authored several publications including McKinsey’s award-winning report on Africa’s economies: "Lions on the Move: the Progress and Potential of African Economies”. He frequently addresses audiences across the world on Africa’s growth prospects. Prior to joining McKinsey, Mutsa worked at the World Bank in Washington, DC; as an economist in the UK government; and in accountancy at Arthur Andersen. Mutsa served for five years as a board member of a non-profit, Pump Aid, which extends access to water to rural communities in Malawi, Zimbabwe and Mozambique.


BA (Hon.) Cambridge University, and MPA/ID Harvard University


2016 Archbishop Desmond Tutu Leadership Fellow