Maureen Chitewe is a registered legal practitioner, notary public and conveyancer, practising law under the style of Chitewe Law Practice. She has a wealth of experience in commercial law and banking and financial services regulation and media law practice, encompassing advice and legal opinions, drafting and litigation, with a strong bias towards international business transactions and natural resources law and policy.

Qualifications: Holds a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) (LLBS) degree from the University of Zimbabwe (1994), and is a British Chevening Scholar, having been awarded a Rio Tinto / Foreign Commonwealth Office Scholarship to undertake post-graduate studies in October 1999, leading to her obtaining a Masters in Laws (LLM) in International Business Transactions from the Centre for Energy, Petroleum, Mineral Law & Policy at the University of Dundee, Scotland (2000). She also obtained a Post-Graduate Diploma in Law (Conciliation & Arbitration), jointly awarded by the Universities of Zimbabwe, Cape Town, Namibia, and the National University of Lesotho in December 2004.

 Membership to other Boards: Non-executive director for Surface Investments (Private) Limited, and sits on the Council of the Women’s University in Africa