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.
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
Board of Trustees
Founder and Chairman of Board of Trustees
Kennedy Mwedziwendira the founder and initiator of ZUKBC 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.
Secretary, Board Member & Trustee
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
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.
Marketing & PR, Board Member & Trustee
Peter Soko 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.
Membership, 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.
UK Regional Ambassadors
Ambassador for London & the South Region
Covering London, the South East & the South West
Ambassador for the Midlands Region
Covering East Midlands, West Midlands & East of England
Ambassador for the North Region
Covering North East, North West & Yorkshire
Ambassador for Scotland Region
Ambassador for the Wales Region
Ambassador for Northern Ireland Region
Covering Northern Ireland