Farayi Chipungu, Adjunct Lecturer in Public Policy, teaches Exercising Leadership: The Politics of Change. She also serves as faculty on several executive education programs at Harvard.
In addition to teaching at the Kennedy School, Farayi works as a strategy consultant with McKinsey & Company (a global management consulting firm) where she works with leaders and teams across the public, private and not-for-profit sectors to deliver large-scale performance transformation programs. Some of her recent projects include restructuring a national primary health care system, redesigning the performance management systems of a multi-national bank to improve employee alignment with management's strategic goals, and performing diagnostics to identify and build functional and leadership capability gaps in a multi-year organizational transformation project.
Farayi’s work experience also includes five years of practice as a corporate lawyer in the United Kingdom and Australia, and time spent with Cambridge Leadership Associates, a New York-based firm which specializes in delivering transformational programs centered around the adaptive leadership framework. Farayi has bachelor's degrees in Arts and Law from Monash University in Australia and is also a graduate of the Kennedy School where she completed her MPA.