Simbarashe is the founder of Oxygen Africa, a Zimbabwean renewable energy development company focused on commercial and industrial rooftop solar photovoltaic projects. Oxygen is currently developing a 50MW rooftop solar project with Old Mutual Property, the largest property investment managers in Zimbabwe; as well as a second with Minerva Risk Advisors, a leading provider of risk management services, insurance and reinsurance brokerage and employee benefits consulting in Zimbabwe.
Oxygen has received support from Zimbabwe’s Ministry of Energy and Power Development, National Project Status from the Ministry of Finance and Economic Development and a Climate Action Endorsement from the country’s Ministry of Environment, Water and Climate for driving and championing United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.
In both 2018 & 2016 Simba was named as one of Africa’s 30 most promising and inspirational young entrepreneurs in Africa by Forbes Magazine. Simba was named among the 2017 honourees for business and entrepreneurship inside Africa by the Most Influential People of African Descent under 40 (MIPAD 100), a global civil society initiative whose efforts are in recognition of the UN-backed International Decade for People of African Descent.
Simbarashe Mhuriro is a panellist at Africa Investment Exchange: Nairobi, on 3-4 October 2018.