Grace Muradzikwa

Commissioner, Insurance and Pensions Commission, Zimbabwe 

Grace Muradzikwa is a decorated insurance executive with 38 years’ experience in the insurance sector. She is the Commissioner of Insurance, Pension and Provident Funds in Zimbabwe.

Grace was a member of the co-founding team that established the Zimbabwe Reinsurance Corporation in 1984, with the support of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD).

Grace became the first black woman to list and head a publicly-traded company (NicozDiamond), a position she held until her departure in February 2019 before her appointment as Commissioner of the Insurance and Pensions Commission (IPEC) in June 2019.

She is a Fellow of the Institute of South Africa and of the Toronto Centre for Global leadership in Financial Supervision. Through her dedication and hard work, she has won several local and continental awards. Grace was in July this year, recognised among the Top 50 Women in Insurance in Africa 2022 by the Africa Insurance Organisation and Professional Insurance Ladies Association.

She has served on various boards of local, regional and international institutions, among them; the Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (ZIMRA), the Federation for Afro Asian Insurers and Reinsurers and the Association for Insurers and Reinsurers in Developing Countries.

Grace is a member of the Budget committee of the International Association of Insurance Supervisors.
She holds a Bachelors’ Degree in Administration, Masters’ Degree in Business Administration, and Honorary PhD in Leadership.