Professor Christopher Chetsanga is a holder of a PhD Degree in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and Post-doctoral studies, University of Toronto (USA), 1969 - 1972. He was an Assistant Professor from 1972 and Full Professor in 1979 at the University of Michigan (USA).

He also holds a D Sc Honorary Degree granted by the University of Zimbabwe where he served as a Senior Lecturer in Biochemistry 1983 before he became the Pro-Vice Chancellor in 1991 and Acting Vice Chancellor in 1992. In his field of expertise he has published many articles and researched in the various scientific projects of national interest.

Professor Chetsanga is a UNESCO Gold Medal Award winner and former UNESCO Executive Board member among others. In 1993 he became the Director General of Scientific and Industrial Research and Development Centre (“SIRDC”). He was appointed Independent Non-Executive Director and Chairman of ReNaissance Financial Holdings Limited (“RFHL”) on 31 May 2004. His other directorships include Africa First ReNaissance Corporation Limited (“Afre”) and ZESA Holdings Limited.