Farayi Chipungu is an alumnus of Harvard Kennedy School and a former student and teaching assistant of Ron Heifetz.
Prior to coming to the Kennedy School she practiced corporate law in England and Australia for 5 years. Since graduating she has worked as a consultant, initially, with Cambridge Leadership Associates, specializing in the design and delivery of adaptive leadership focused development programs and more recently with one of the large global consulting firms.
She has worked extensively across a number of industries in the private sector and also with organizations and leaders in both the public sector and NGO space. Her experience is global with clients across Africa, Australia, Europe and the United States. Recent work includes the design and implementation of a new performance management system for a leading pan-African bank, helping several clients diagnose and execute on organization wide cost reduction efforts and corporate and commercial strategy development. Her passion lies in helping people and organizations achieve lasting systemic change while coaching them to build the toolkit required to exercise leadership and survive while doing it!