Chipo Mwanawasa

Summary Profile
Chipo is a self-driven and dedicated individual. She is a strong team player and is hard working with a competitive spirit. Chipo’s work experience spans across Africa and Europe. Chipo is a well-placed addition to SK Associates when it comes to cross-border business transactions in francophone markets such as the Democratic Republic of Congo. By virtue of her work experience, she has been able to enhance her research skills when dealing with vast amounts of data and is able to analyse and summarize data so that it is easier to assimilate. Chipo is a fluent French speaker.

Career

Chipo has a Joint-Honours LLB English & French Law from the University of Kent (UK) and Université de Bordeaux IV (France) respectively. Chipo is currently completing her Masters in Commercial Law (LLM) at the University of Cape Town which she is expected to complete in December 2014. Her thesis focuses on areas of Competition Law and Corporate Governance two areas that she has a passion for. Chipo believes in the need to have workable systems of governance that will ensure accountability, transparency, responsibility, fairness and discipline in both corporate and state institutions. Despite having studied law, Chipo is an Entrepreneur with a deep understanding of farming and agribusiness that has led her to participating in the industry.

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chipo@skassociates.co.za
Tel: +27 21 671 4425



Areas of Expertise and Experience

  • Researching and Advising clients on Business Opportunities in Africa
  • Extensive Experience and Knowledge in Agribusiness
  • Advanced Research in Compeition Law
  • Advanced Reseach in Corporate Governance

 

Education

LLM (UCT, Cape Town)

LLB (University of Kent, UK)

Certificate in French Law (Universite de Bordeaux IV, France)

Certificate in French Language (Institut Catholique de Paris, France)

 

Membership / Affiliations

Cape Chamber of Commerce

Zambia National Farmers Union

Board Member of the Levy Mwanawasa Foundation

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