Advisory Team


Rukudzo Murapa


Malcolm Blackie

Professor Murapa was Vice Chancellor and CEO of Africa University, Zimbabwe, where he more than doubled enrolment, increased demographic diversity; and launched needs-driven academic programs.

Malcolm founded the Faculty of Agriculture at the University of Zimbabwe where he served as Dean until 1986 and then joined the Rockefeller Foundation to set up and run their agricultural program in Southern Africa until 1999.

Dan Fishman

Dan Fishman

Dan Fishman is vice president for growth at IDEA Public School, one of America's fastest growing and highest performing public charter school networks. Prior to IDEA, Dan served as Director of the K–12 Education program at The Philanthropy Roundtable, an association of nearly 700 individuals, foundations, and generous families focused on strengthening civil society. Before this, Dan was a Teach For America corps member on the Zuni Indian Reservation in New Mexico, where he taught high school history and coached football. Dan also taught English and Western culture at a university in Qingdao, China.

Dan earned a bachelor’s degree in foreign service from Georgetown University and an MBA from the Berkeley Haas School of Business, where he served as the president of his class, earned Haas’ highest leadership award, and was selected among the nation’s 100 best and brightest MBAs. Dan served on the boards of Alpha Public Schools and the National Charter School Resource Centre. He lives in Austin, Texas.


Clive Msipha

Clive is the Chief Executive Officer of UNTU Capital. He spent six years with PricewaterhouseCoopers, in the Audit and Corporate Finance departments. Subsequent to that he worked for Actis Capital, an Emerging Markets Private Equity Firm based in London.