Duduzile Shinya

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Duduzile Shinya

Duduzile Shinya is a Chartered Accountant by profession and chief financial officer at Medical Investments Limited whose flagship brand is The Avenues Clinic. She was the Corporate Finance Executive for Schweppes Zimbabwe Limited. She is a Council Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Zimbabwe (ICAZ), and sits on the Audit and Finance Committee as well as the Accounting Procedures Committee. She was elected President of ICAZ on 7 August 2020 at the institute's annual general meeting (AGM) for the term 2020/21.[1]


Shinya holds a Bachelor in Accounting Science Honours degree from the University of South Africa (UNISA) as well as a Master’s in Business Leadership from the UNISA Graduate School of Business Leadership.


Shinya served as vice president and a member of the ICAZ since 2006 before her election as president of the institute on 7 August 2020. Having served the profession for more than 20 years, Shinya became the third female president in ICAZ’s history after Emilia Chisango and Gloria Zvaravanhu. She took over the presidency of ICAZ from Fungai Kuipa in August 2020.

Shinya worked for PriceWaterhouseCoopers in Audit and later in Corporate Finance for over 11 years. She also worked as an Executive Director in the Corporate Finance arm of Imara Capital.

Shinya was the chief financial officer at Amalgamated Brands, the investment holding Company for Cairns Holdings, Lobels’ Bread, Cailogistics and Cailo Marketing Services. Before that, she was the finance director at Schweppes Holdings Africa Limited.

She is the chairperson of the Women Chartered Accountants’ Network and chairperson of the Pathways Committee. Duduzile is a member of the Public Accountants and Auditors Board (PAAB)'s Accounting Standards Committee. Duduzile Shinya is also a member of the Strategy Committee of the International Federation of Women Accountants.

Shinya sits on the Board of the Zimbabwe International Trade Fair and was instrumental in the setting up and implementation of the Montagu Clinic Covid-19 Relief Trust, set up to manage and treat people diagnosed with the deadly virus. Shinya has served on the CBZ Bank Board as an independent non-executive director. In this role, she is the chair of the audit and finance committee and sits on the loan review committee. She has also sat on various boards including Old Mutual, Schweppes Zimbabwe Limited and ZINWA.

She was appointed the Zimbabwe Investment and Development Agency (ZIDA)'s chief finance officer. In 2022 following the death of Douglas Munatsi, Duduzile Shinya was appointed ZIDA acting Chief Executive Officer (CEO).[2][3]

In June 2022, the Zimbabwe Foreign Service Institute (ZFSI) was set up. The project was in limbo since 1992 until a proclamation by President Emmerson Mnangagwa in 2020.

A board was installed, including:


  1. Phillimon Mhlanga, [1], Business Times, Published: 7 August, 2020, Accessed: 8 August, 2020
  2. PHILLIMON MHLANGA, Meet Duduzile Shinya: ZIDA’s chief finance officer, Business Times, Published: March 18, 2021, Retrieved: January 21, 2022
  3. Zimbabwe – Duduzile Shinya elected President of Zimbabwe Institute of Chartered Accountants, just4womenafrica.com, Published: August 10, 2020, Retrieved: January 21, 2022
  4. Zimbabwe Appoints Board To Oversee The Setting Up Of Institute To Train Diplomats, Pindula, Published: 10 June 2022, Retrieved: 10 June 2022

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