Farai is an independent macroeconomic, trade policy and economic research consultant. He has 29 years serving in various capacities with increasing responsibilities in Government, the private sector, research institutions and regional economic community. He has worked on several research papers on regional integration and trade policy and co-edited one conference publication on regional integration in SADC. His most recent assignment was a consultant with the GFA Group (Germany) on macroeconomic convergence surveillance for the SADC Secretariat.