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Dumiso Moyo (PhD, Dundee), BSc Hons Regional and Urban Planning, UZ), Dip. Town Planning) is a Chartered Town Planner (MZIRUP), (MRTPI), a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (SFHEA) and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (FRSA). He has previously practised town planning in public and private sectors before joining Old Mutual Property Investment Corporation where he worked as Manager for Property Development. He has wide experience managing housing, retail and industrial commercial property developments. 

After leaving work in the private sector he did PhD studies at the University of Dundee researching on seeking explanations to the housing finance dilemmas in developing countries. Subsequently, he joined Aberdeen University teaching various courses in town planning in the School of Geosciences.

Presently, Dumiso is a member of the RTPI Partnership and Accreditation Panel and the RTPI representative in the Birmingham City University RTPI Partnership Board having previously held a similar position at Anglia Ruskin University. Dumiso is a former president of the Zimbabwe Institute of Regional and Urban Planners as well as former Vice president of the Commonwealth Association of Planners. He is currently the Academic Lead (Urban Planning).


Dumiso has keen interest in the application of planning theories in seeking better understanding of various urban issues. In particular he is keen on researching complexities in cities such as in housing, transport, environment, property development and urban infrastructure. He invites PhD research interests in such areas of interest. His most recent PhD research students researched the nature of informal housing in Zambia and perceptions of informal public transport in Nigeria.

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