Executive Director - Zimbabwe Environmental Law Association ( ZELA)
Mutuso Dhliwayo is a lawyer and the Executive Director of the Zimbabwe Environmental Law Association (ZELA). ZELA is a public interest environmental law organisation that works to promote democracy, good governance, sustainable development, transparency and accountability in the mining sector.
He holds a masters in Constitutional and Human Rights Law (LLM) from Midlands State University, Zimbabwe and a Masters in Environment and Development from University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. He also holds a Bachelor of Laws Honors degree (LLBS) Degree from the University of Zimbabwe.
His research and advocacy interests are in business and human rights at the national, regional and international level. He spear headed the establishment of ZELA’s business and human rights / responsible investments programme which was called Pillars in Practice based on the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGPs) in 2012. He has over 20 years experience working in the mining sector.