Mr. Shenjere-Mutiswa is a CFA charter holder whose experience in investment management spans close to two decades.

After completing a Bachelor in Accountancy degree at the University of Zimbabwe, he joined First Mutual Asset Management Company in Harare as a trainee investment analyst. At the time, the company was the country’s largest domestic asset manager.

Over the next years, he held various portfolio management roles, covering the investment process including origination, research and analysis, execution and monitoring.

Prior to joining LLR, Chikuni spent the previous 10 years as Investment Director at Ceres Funds, a period of steady growth in the firm’s global assets. Here he had oversight of the complete cradleto-grave investment cycle where he committed and managed funds in diverse alternative asset classes – private equity, real estate, hedge funds and mezzanine finance.

More recently, his mandate focus has been sub Saharan Africa where he made a number of property - related investments across the capital structure. These include direct equity investments in property development consortiums in Swaziland and Malawi, syndicated debt financing of Nairobi student housing, pre-IPO investments in two Zimbabwean property companies carved out of insurance businesses as well as advisory work on the unbundling and subsequent listing of a pan-African hotel group’s real estate holdings.

Chikuni holds an MSc in Finance from London Business School.