Anne-Marie Chidzero

Co-Founder & Principal Partner , Alitheia IDF Managers

South Africa

Ms. Anne-Marie Chidzero serves as the Co-Founder and Principal Partner at Alitheia Identity Managers. Ms. Chidzero also serves as Chief Executive Officer of AfriCap Microfinance Investment Company. Ms .Chidzero is an Independent Consultant working with Edge Development Strategists. Ms. Chidzero is the Theme Champion on Financial Policy and Regulation for the DFID project called FinMark Trust in South Africa. Prior to joining ICC, Ms. Chidzero worked as a Private Sector Development Specialist for the World Bank in Washington DC.

Prior to that, she worked with the World Bank, CGAP, UNCDF, UNDP and private businesses. She has over 20 years’ experience in financial sector development in Africa and has occupied numerous positions throughout her career, including being the Chair of AfriCap since 2005.

She has 14 years experience in private sector development, specifically financial sector, microfinance and SME development throughout Africa and was formally a Senior Consultant associated with ICC, where she developed consulting and training services in microfinance and general financial sector development. She served as a Non-Executive Director of Mwana Africa PLC from June 9, 2015 to October 1, 2015.

Ms. Chidzero holds a Master’s Degree in Economics from University of Toronto, Toronto and a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from the McGill University, Montreal.