Donald Mavindidze holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Agriculture with honors in Crop Science from the University of Zimbabwe. He also holds an ACCA diploma in financial management and a Master’s degree in Business Leadership degree obtained from the School of Business Leadership, University of South Africa. Donald, a Zimbabwe national has more than 20 years’ experience in the agriculture sector in Africa. He started his career in Zimbabwe and has worked for Monsanto for more than 16 years. At Monsanto, Donald held various positions in different locations. He started working for Monsanto in Zimbabwe as a field manager, then worked in Malawi as Plant Manager and was subsequently appointed as operations lead for the Central Eastern and Southern Africa region, where he was responsible for supply chain operations covering Malawi, Zambia, Tanzania and Kenya. Donald relocated to Zambia in 2013 as Monsanto’s Zambia Country Lead. Donald transitioned into agriculture development in 2016 when he took up the role Director of Commercialisation at the African Agriculture technology Foundation before joining HarvestPlus in 2018 as the Regional Director for Africa.