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Difference Makers Discuss Ep 6. Breaking Barriers in Accountancy with Kudzai Zendera

June 6 @ 8:30 am - 9:00 am BST

Kudzai Zendera

Join us for episode 6 of our journey through the world of global themes, where purpose meets passion… “Difference Makers Discuss Live”.  On this episode we meet ICAS member, mentor and change maker, Kudzai Zendera.

Are you ready to be inspired and empowered? Join us for a compelling and transformative webinar, “Difference Makers Discuss Live Episode 6: Breaking Barriers in Accountancy with Kudzai Zendera,” tailored specifically for professionals in the finance and accountancy industries.

Why You Can’t Miss This Event:

1. Meet a True Change Maker:

Kudzai Zendera, a distinguished Chartered Accountant and a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants Scotland, brings a wealth of experience from his impressive career at PwC and Standard Chartered Bank. His journey from Zimbabwe to the UK is a testament to resilience and determination, making him a beacon of inspiration for all aspiring accountants.

2. Learn About Transformative Leadership:

Kudzai will share his unique perspective on leadership that goes beyond traditional methods. Explore how empathy-driven leadership and initiatives like Employee Resource Groups and the ICAS Black Members Network can foster a culture of inclusivity and empowerment, driving positive change within organisations.

3. Future-Proof Your Career:

Stay ahead of the curve with Kudzai’s thoughts on the future of the accountancy profession. Learn about the essential skills for the future, including financial literacy, digital transformation, and entrepreneurial acumen. Understand how the educational curriculum must evolve to meet the changing demands of the industry.

Join Us for an Unmissable Session:

This webinar promises to be more than just a learning experience; it’s an opportunity to be part of a movement that shapes the future of the finance and accountancy industries. Whether you’re a seasoned professional or just starting out, Kudzai Zendera’s story and insights will equip you with the tools and inspiration to break barriers and achieve your own professional success.

Reserve Your Spot Now:

Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity to learn from a leader who has made a significant impact in the world of accountancy. Register today and take the first step towards transforming your career and becoming a difference maker in your own right.

Register to Attend

Meet the Speakers

Kudzai Zendera

Kudzai Zendera has worked in Financial Services for around fifteen years and currently works as a Director within the Treasury Markets division of Standard Chartered Bank.

He is currently a mentor within the ICAS mentoring scheme and has actively participated in several ED&I initiatives throughout his career

His interests outside of work include sports, travelling and spending time with his young family.

Sinead Donovan

Our Host: Sinead Donovan, Chairperson of Grant Thornton and President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland

Sinead is the Chairperson of Grant Thornton and in the President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland. Sinead joined Grant Thornton in 2002 and was admitted to the partnership in 2005, becoming the first female partner. She specialising in providing services to multinational companies and is partner in an international team which services the global needs of these mature and large companies, with particular regard to central reporting on multiple jurisdictions in Irish headquarters and/or Shared Service Centres. She was instrumental in founding the Irish/US Group, which is a permanent department, consisting of an Irish directors based in the US. This link ensures a seamless service offering between the Irish and US firms to relevant clients.

Sinead has been on the Council of the institute of Chartered Accountants for some 10 years and is an advocate for the accountancy profession. She is passionate about the need to ensure the profession utilises technology and AI smartly and effectively and is also a firm believer in the global qualification of Chartered Accountancy as the world becomes more connected.

Sinead is a strong believer in the importance of Inclusion; Diversity and Equity to ensure a motivated, effective and thriving work place. She is an advocate for mental wellbeing initiatives and a former chairperson of CA SUPPORT which is the body tasked with providing support to all Chartered members and students in Ireland.


June 6
8:30 am - 9:00 am BST


Online Event


Chartered Accountants Worldwide
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