Mutuso Dhliwayo is the Executive Director and a founder member of the Zimbabwe Environmental Law Association (ZELA).He has just completed a Leadership Transition Fellowship Programme at the University of Indiana’s Lilly Family School of Philanthropy, United States of America supported by the Ford Foundation.
He holds a dual masters in Constitutional and Human Rights Law (LLM) from Midlands State University, Zimbabwe and a Masters in Environment and Development from University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. He also holds a Bachelor of Laws Honors degree (LLBS) Degree from the University of Zimbabwe. He is registered with the High Court of Zimbabwe as a legal practitioner, notary public and conveyancer. He has research and advocacy interests in business and human rights, transboundary natural resources management, wildlife and the extractive sector.
He sits in boards that include the African Coalition on Corporate Accountability, Global Greengrants Fund for Southern Africa, Business and Human Rights Resources Center, National Association on Non-Governmental Organisations, the Publish What You Pay Africa Steering Committee, Women University in Africa and Tax Justice Network Africa.He is a member of the Law Society of Zimbabwe, Association for Research on Civil Society in Africa (AROCSA) and Association for Research on Non Profit Organisations and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA).