International Attorney, Business Strategist

Chipo Nyambuya
International Attorney, Business Strategist

Chipo Nyambuya is the Founder and Principal of Virgil LLC. She has nearly twenty years of cross-sector experience as a lawyer and policy advisor advising Fortune 500 corporations, start-ups, international development agencies, and foreign governments. Her expertise ranges from negotiating multi-million dollar corporate deals to helping establish legal and judicial institutions in post-conflict countries. She continues to advise organizations and governments on policy and rule of law issues relative to energy, education, economic development, and technology. In recent years, she has consulted for startup companies on technology law and for not-for-profit organizations. She founded Virgil LLC in 2015. With Virgil, she advises SME and service firms to assess and implement CSR/ESG approaches to their operations and to measure and evaluate the impact of CSR/ESG approaches.  Additionally, she identifies projects and financing for impact investing activities.  She serves on the boards of Survivors’ Truths, Global Smart Kids, Institute for Work and the Economy, and Associated Colleges of Illinois.  She has lectured at Northwestern University in International and Area Studies on CSR and International Development and delivered continued legal education courses on CSR and the Law.  She is also a certified FINRA arbitrator.

Ms. Nyambuya received her J.D. from The Ohio State University College of Law, and her A.B. with distinction, from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.