Hailing from Zimbabwe, Mr Moyo is the first IBA President of African descent in the history of the 74-year-old organisation. He succeeds Brazil’s Horacio Bernardes Neto with a two-year tenure through to 31 December 2022.

Mr Moyo has held numerous senior IBA roles, including: Council Member, Management Board Member, Advisory Board Member and Chair of the African Regional Forum , Deputy Secretary-General for Southern Africa, Co-Chair of the International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI), among other top roles with the IBA.

As Senior Partner and Chairman at Scanlen & Holderness Solicitors, a corporate law practice established in 1894, Mr Moyo specialises in mining, corporate and commercial law.

In 1990, Mr Moyo was selected by the United States Information Services to participate in a programme to familiarize young African leaders with the American legal system and its background. In 2004, he participated in a media advocacy course run by University of Oxford.

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