Shungu Chirunda

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    Shungu is a Certified Integral Coach and Certified Breathwork Practitioner, whose practice focuses on coaching groundbreakers, trailblazers, rapid risers and visionaries. Supporting them to discover their unique leadership expression and embodied presence. In her coaching, Shungu works with leadership embodiment principles alongside her understanding of breath as a whole being experience and language that is communicative, connective and supportive.

    Shungu is the Managing Director and Founder of SenseSana, a multidisciplinary practice that offers human-centred approaches for individuals and organisations to build resilience, and grow, through change.

    A lawyer by training, Shungu has over a decade of leadership experience in executive roles for multinational corporations and start-ups. She is passionate about equality, empowerment and began her career in the field of Human Rights Law.

    She holds a Master of Laws (LL.M) in Human Rights Law from the University of London: School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS); a Bachelor of Laws (LL.B) (Honours) degree from London South Bank University. She also completed the Future Commerce Programme with Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

    In addition to coaching, Shungu is Chair of the Board of Directors at The Centre for Financial Regulation and Inclusion (CENFRI) and Chair of the Board at The African Crowdfunding Association (ACfA). She also serves on the Board of Katswe Sistahood, a Zimbabwean organisation established for protection of the rights of young women.

    Shungu loves music and plays the piano. She is a keen traveller and enjoys film, theatre, painting and sculpture – which are all aspects that inspire her coaching. Her favourite pastimes are horse riding and spending quality time with her two Boerboel dogs – Sparta and Troy.