Dr. Rufaro Mucheka
Business Development Consultant
Dr Mucheka is the Business Development Consultant – Africa, for Jersey Finance. She has more than 20 years wealth management experience across Southern and West Africa in business consulting, business development and wealth management. As she is passionate about making a difference on the continent and raising the African flag, Dr Mucheka believes in taking a stand in addressing the global challenges that the world currently faces to achieve a better and more sustainable future for all. Given her broad experience working in multiple African countries, she believes that Africa can make huge strides in achieving equal opportunities (incl. education) for all, increasing financial inclusion of women and building sustainable communities. Having been brought up in poor rural settings, she is very passionate about the girl child and issues that particularly impact women.
A passionate advocate for the potential development opportunities arising across Africa, Dr Mucheka is well known as a contributor to international conferences on investing in Africa, internationalisation strategies and nurturing entrepreneurship. In her words, “It is all about making deliberate choices that make an impact. In her words, “Be the change you want to see in the world, Mahatma Gandhi”. She is a member of the Golden Key International Honour Society, an advisory member of the Women in Tech (SA) movement, an International Campaign Advisor for the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women, a Certified Financial Planner professional (CFP®) and holds an MBA and PhD from the University of Cape Town.