About Zimbabwe-UK Business Chamber

ZUKBC is a non-profit and non-political, membership-based organisation created mainly to bring together business people of Zimbabwean and Southern Africa decent/ heritage living in the United Kingdom.

Key summary information about the business

The Zimbabwe-UK Business Chamber (ZUKBC ) was established in 2020 as a non-profit and non-political, membership-based organisation created mainly to bring together business people of Zimbabwean and Southern Africa decent / heritage living in the United Kingdom.

With links across its wide networks locally and internationally, ZUKBC’s main objective of bringing people together is to establish a central platform that facilitates peer networking, support, business development and growth, which then enables both small and medium sized businesses to be empowered, thereby making the most of their potential.

Based on its representation across the different business sectors which include; health and social care, retail, agro-businesses, manufacturing, services, finance and technology, ZUKBC also acts as the mouth-piece and voice particularly in regards to the different policy making authorities and bodies.

Our Vision

To be the leading United Kingdom member based, African diaspora organisation that inspires entrepreneurship mindsets, growth and excellence in business conduct.

MISSION STATEMENT

ZimUK Business Chamber brings people and small to medium businesses together as part of peer to peer networking with the overall aim of facilitating and enabling business development and growth.

We inspire mindsets of entrepreneurship amongst communities we exist, anchored on the spirit of “shared vision and shared values” with specific focus on the young and upcoming.

We are passionate about promoting both local and international trade for the betterment of our consumer and business communities.

As part of organisational and corporate social responsibility, ZUKBC supports the underprivileged in societies we live.

OUR CORE VALUES

As Zimbabwe UK Business Chamber, we take pride in having the following key business cultural behaviours we value the most and are part of the organisational DNA.

EXCELLENCE

Going beyond business, member / stakeholder and customer expectations in execution, unequalled quality and standard of operation; unparalleled customer service excellence; commitment by all to set trends and continuously improve.

INTERGRITY

Professional; ethical, honest and respectful service; consistency in quality service delivery; responsible behaviour; walking the talk.

PASSION

Strong desire; burning enthusiasm; zeal; unreserved desire, willingness and interest to treat members and clients diligently with utmost care and empathy; going the extra mile.

COMMUNITY

Oneness and unity of purpose amongst members; belonging, trust; pulling together and sharing of ideas, information and experiences; supporting one another, like mindedness as a people.

ZUKBC Member Registration

Board of Trustees

Kennedy Mwedziwendira

Kennedy Mwedziwendira

Founder and Chairman of Board of Trustees

The founder and initiator of ZUKBC, Kennedy is an entrepreneur and business management consultant. He is also director and founder of EngagePro Global Limited, organisers of ZimPowerment and also serves as director of 3 other organisations; Havenbrook Limited, Veldberry Limited and at The Alpha Group where is he is the regional director for Buckinghamshire and Southern Africa. With hands – on experience in public, corporate, and strategic organisational situations, Kennedy is also a public and motivational speaker, as well as a facilitator.

Andrew Nyamayaro

Andrew Nyamayaro

Secretary, Board Member & Trustee

Andrew Nyamayaro is a solicitor in the UK and Principal of Tann Law Solicitors. He is also admitted in Zimbabwe as a legal practitioner, conveyancer, notary public and commissioner of oaths. Andrew is the current secretary of Zimbabwe-UK Business Chamber (ZUKBC).

Eusebius Chipangura

Treasurer, Board Member & Trustee

Eusebius Chipangura is a Lecturer in Accounting & Finance and also runs a small Accounting & Payroll practice. Eusebius has worked with a number of small and medium sized businesses supporting them with business planning, financial strategy and setting up both desktop and cloud-based accounting systems such as Sage, QuickBooks & Xero. Furthermore, together with his wife, Eusebius is a co-director of an IT & Web Design business.

Zimbabwe-UK Business

Peter Soko

Board Member & Trustee

Peter is a serial entrepreneur with interests in civil engineering, construction, education and training, entertainment, healthcare, media and renewable energy. He is also a management consultant and a visiting business management lecturer. Peter is also actively involved in various community projects.

Nyarai Rheuben

Nyarai Reuben

Board Member & Trustee

Nyarai Reuben is one of the founding directors for Empathy Care24 Ltd which specialises in Health & Social Care services. Nyarai holds a BSC in Mental Health Nursing and a Post Graduate in Health Visiting. Nyarai has vast experience in working with the NHS. As well as this, Nyarai has experience in Operations Management and is involved in a charity organisation that is a community- based that focuses on community services to the under privileged individuals.

Regional Ambassadors

Cleto Mudhefi

Cleto Mudhefi

Ambassador for Midlands Region

Cleto Mudhefi is the Managing Director of Precious Hope Health and Home Care, a care provider with branches in Leicester and Northamptom. With a background in health and social care, Cleto has held senior health positions in the National Health Services in UK, in Africa and has worked for the United Nations in the health sector.

Cleto is passionate about the work of a wide range of non-profit organisations and is a Trustee for a number of organizations. Cleto has also served in various leadership roles in Church.

Married for 21 years, Cleto has lived in Leicester for the last 19 years and is a proud father of two sons. He has mentored several business people in the health & social care industry over the last 10 years