Chipo is a Chartered Accountant with a Bachelor of Accountancy Honours Degree from the University of Zimbabwe. Since completing her articles of clerkship with a leading accounting firm she has held several senior management positions including Group Chief Executive and Group Financial Director in leading companies within Zimbabwe’s hospitality, service and manufacturing sectors.
Chipo also currently sits on the boards of several companies and institutions including Interfresh Limited, Zimbabwe Investment Authority, Midlands State University, Environment Africa and Hippo Houseboats & Safaris. Her career highlights incorporate prestigious business awards including Zimbabwe National Chamber of Commerce 2008 Business Woman of the Year and Harare Chamber of Commerce 2007 Business Woman of the Year.
In 2008 she also won the Tourism Personality of the Year from the Zimbabwe Council for Tourism and in 2007 the Zimbabwe Tourism Authority awarded her the Tourism Personality of the Year accolade.