Mr Stephene Chikozho
Appointment of Director Advancement & Public Affairs
Mr Chikozho is a holder of a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Zimbabwe and a Post Graduate Diploma in Media and Communication Studies from the same university. He also has a Master in Communication and Media Studies from the university of Zimbabwe and a Post Graduate Diploma in Resource Mobilisation and Project Management (COU).
He joins Africa University as Director of Advancement and Public Affairs at Africa University (AU) with effect from 1 November 2018. In his role he will be responsible for leading all functions of the Office of Advancement and Public Affairs (OAPA) across the African continent as the university consolidates its continental foot prints. He will also be responsible for the effective and efficient execution of efforts to grow philanthropic investment for the University from African sources. His key areas of focus will be resource mobilisation (making friends and raising funds for Africa University), public affairs, marketing, and alumni relations.
Prior to joining AU, Mr. Chikozho was Director of Business Development, Information and Public Relations at the Reformed Church University (RCU). He is an enterprising professional with more than 12 years progressive managerial experience in a broad range of corporate affairs functions and various industry segments at both local and international levels with companies such as Ernst & Young, CBZ Holdings Limited and the Reformed Church University. This wide-ranging work experience gives him a strong grounding in spear heading African University’s strategic goals and objectives.