Dr Moyo is the Founder and Executive Chairman of the Mandela Institute for Development Studies ('MINDS'), which is an institute that seeks to address developmental challenges in Africa. Prior to founding MINDS, he was Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the African Development Bank from 2009-2011. From 2004-2009 he was the Managing Partner, based in London, of Actis Capital LLP with responsibility for its African businesses and also served as Senior Advisor and Chairman of the Actis Africa Advisory Board. In 2001 he joined the International Finance Corporation of the World Bank as an Associate Director, based in Washington, with responsibility for all SME operations in Africa.
During 2000, he served as Minister of Industry and International Trade in the Cabinet of the Zimbabwean Government. Prior to his Cabinet appointment he had held Managing Director positions at both Batanai Capital Finance (a venture capital company in Zimbabwe founded by himself) from 1997-2000, and at Standard Chartered Bank from 1990 to 1995, where he was later appointed as the African Regional Head for Corporate Banking, based in London, with responsibility for operations in 14 African countries.
During his career, Dr Moyo has also had numerous Board appointments, including serving on the Advisory Board of Unilever. He currently sits on the boards of the Investment Climate Facility (ICF) and of the Africa Leadership Institute.
Dr Moyo holds a PhD in Physics from Imperial College, University of London and an MBA from the Cranfield School of Management in the UK.