Staff Member
Sekai Chiwandamira
Chapter Head, Southern Africa

Sekai joined ANDE in February 2020. She brings experience as a Mining Lawyer, Development Specialist and Business Development Manager in both the public and private sectors. In particular, she has provided technical assistance to development finance institutions, small and growing businesses, multinational companies, investors, governments and non-governmental organizations across Sub-Sahara Africa and assisted with developing and implementing capacity building initiatives. For over a decade, she has worked across the impact investing continuum. Sekai is passionate about both youth and women empowerment and in turn has been part of teams in Sub-Saharan Africa which have designed interventions around these areas. Amongst her many accomplishments, Sekai serves as an advisor to the Global Steering Group (GSG) global working group (Informal Settlements – An Impact Capital Response), part of the Impact Investing South Africa (IISA) demand-side working group, working group for United Nations Development Program (UNDP) Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) to raise their awareness of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Impact Standards, member of the Ethekwini Economic Council Innovation workstream and advisor for the 4th annual ABSA business day supplier development awards.