Our Team

The CALR staff is passionate, driven and deeply committed to best practices in governance, accountability and transparency. This commitment exists at all levels of the organization. Our partners trust us to carry out joint projects to ensure that the law is utilized to promote economic development, democracy and human rights.

Nyasha Chishakwe

Executive Director

Nyasha is a leading international lawyer and academic. He has worked as Legal Counsel for various international organizations including Bioversity International and IUCN-The World Conservation Union.

Aminata Chatira-Ruwodo

Projects Coordinator

Aminata holds a Master of Laws (LLM) specializing in International Law from the University of Cape Town, and a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) degree from the University of Zimbabwe.

Gift Muponda

Finance and Administration Manager

Gift holds extensive working experience in various sectors of industry. Before coming to CALR Gift had worked for CARE International as an Accountant, CTDO as Grants Accountant and Agricultural Cooperative Development International.

Clever Kudakwashe Mlambo

Information, Research and Communications

A communications professional with interests in the Digital Media and Public Relations, Clever holds a Bachelor of Science Media and Society Studies Honours Degree from the Midlands State University.

Tatenda Murenje

Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

Tatenda holds a Masters in Development Studies from Midlands State University and an Executive Certificate in Practical Monitoring and Evaluation from the University of Zimbabwe. She has more than six years’ experience in the field of Monitoring and Evaluation.

Elysium Rubaba

Legal Research Officer

Elysium holds a Master of Laws (LL.M) degree in Commercial and Corporate Law from the University of Southampton, and a Bachelor of Laws with Honours (LL.B (Hons)) degree from Brunel University London.

Dickson Bhewu

Legal Research Officer

Dickson is a holder of a Bachelor of Laws Degree (LLBS) (Hons) from the University of Zimbabwe. He has a keen interest in advancing the rights of marginalised people and areas of the Society, Constitutionalism and Industrial Relations laws.

Obert Bore

Legal Research Officer

Obert Bore holds a Master of Laws (LLM) specialising in International Trade Law from University of Cape Town and a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree from University of Venda. Before joining the Centre, Obert worked in private legal practice. He has also worked as a Researcher for judges of the Supreme Court of Namibia and other different organisations in South Africa.

Charity Kayiya

Ast. Procurement & HR Officer

Charity has extensive experience working as a finance and administrative officer for regional and international organizations, namely the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) and IUCN. She holds a BSc in Counselling.

Paidamoyo Mutezo

Assistant Administration Officer and Receptionist

Paidamoyo Mutezo is a qualified Executive Secretary and has been working with the Centre  since 2012. She coordinates and schedules meetings, workshops, as well as attending to external calls.