Farayi Chipungu is an Adjunct Lecturer in Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government where she teaches Exercising Leadership: The Politics of Change. She also serves as faculty for the executive education program: The Art and Practice of Leadership Development which is a masterclass for professional trainers, educators and consultants working in leadership development.
Before joining the Kennedy School faculty, Farayi worked as a strategy consultant with global management consulting firm McKinsey & Company and for 5 years as a corporate lawyer. She has also worked with Cambridge Leadership Associates which specialises in training and coaching programs centred around the adaptive leadership framework.
Farayi’s experience is global and she has worked closely with both public and private sector clients across Africa, Australia, Europe, the United States and most recently the Middle East. Her primary focus has been on helping individuals, communities and organisations diagnose and execute transformations from the micro, individual or team-based level to larger scale organisation-wide transformations.
Farayi has degrees in Arts and Law from Monash University in Australia and is also a graduate of the Kennedy School where she completed her MPA in 2012.