Speakers

H.E. Honourable Fortune Chasi

Minister of Energy & Power Development, Zimbabwe

About

Honourable Fortune Chasi is the current Minister of Energy and Power Development in Zimbabwe since May 2019. Prior to his appointment as Minister for Energy and Power Development, Advocate Chasi was Deputy Minister for Transport and Infrastructural Development since September 2018 and Deputy Minister for Justice Legal & Parliamentary Affairs before that since September 2013. He is a Private and Senior Legal Practitioner, a former Prosecutor and Senior Legal Counsel for the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe for 23 years. Honourable Chasi was elected Member of Parliament in 2013 and again in 2018. Since his appointment as Minister for Energy and Power Development, he has overseen the approval of two key policies in the Ministry, namely the National Renewable Energy Policy and the Bio-fuels Policy of Zimbabwe. He has overseen a number of reforms in the sector which are largely deemed to be improving energy access and in particular from renewable energy sources in the country.
 
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