Nkosana D. Moyo is a national of Zimbabwe. He holds a PhD in Physics from Imperial College, University of London and an MBA from Cranfield School of Management, UK, an Eisenhower fellow. He is married and has two children.

Before joining the AfDB, Dr. Moyo served at Actis Capital LLP as partner and Chairman of the Actis Africa Advisory Board. He also served on the boards of a number of companies in the cement, sugar, finance, tourism, mining, airline and food sectors. He served as well as Minister of Industry & International Trade of Zimbabwe.

He is currently on the Board of Trustees of the Investment Climate Facility (ICF) and a Co-Chair of the World Economic Forum Global Agenda Council on the future of Africa.