Dzingai Francis Chapfuwa

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Public Financial Management

Since December 2021, Mr. Chapfuwa, a Zimbabwean national, has been an IMF PFM advisor providing capacity development across Sub-Saharan Africa on fiscal risk management and state-owned enterprises. In that role he has worked with most AFE countries and collaborated with AFE advisors.

Before working with the IMF, Mr. Chapfuwa had over 20 years of experience in public sector management in South Africa and Zimbabwe. In South Africa, he has held positions including Chief Economist in Economic Modelling and Research at the Department of Public Enterprises, and Director of Policy Analysis at Office of the Premier of Northwest Province; and has worked within the National Treasury. His roles in South Africa included budgetary management, fiscal and expenditure policy and strengthening financial oversight of state-owned enterprises. In Zimbabwe, he has worked both for the National Treasury and the Reserve Bank.

Mr. Chapfuwa holds a Ph. D. in Economics from the University of Johannesburg (2020), Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com) Honours in Econometrics (2019) from the University of Pretoria, a MA in Business Administration from Tshwane University (2013), a Mphil in Development Finance from the University of Stellenbosch (2014) and a Bachelor of Science (BSc) Honours in Economics (2003) from the University of Zimbabwe.