With over 27 years experience in both corporate and academic work on value addition from cotton to clothing, Dr. Nyoni, is well poised to lead the newly appointed Cottco Board. His personal objective is to contribute to the economic empowerment of Africa in building sustainable capacity in academic institutions, commerce and industry through teaching, research, innovation
and industrialisation. Dr. Nyoni holds a PhD from the University of Leeds for which his research focused on moisture management in yarns and fabrics for technical applications as well as an MSc in Textile Science and Engineering from the same institution amongst other qualifications. Dr Nyoni is a Chartered Member of the Textile Institute.