Kudzai has over three decades of experience in decentralisation, development and strategic planning, citizen participation, housing policy and practice. His expertise is in social movement building, water and sanitation, gender, urban resilience, evaluation, and slum upgrading. Kudzai studied at the Universities of Zimbabwe, UZ (1992) and Rural and Urban Planning (1995) and his PhD in Development at University of Swansea (2008). He advises state and non-state development organizations on spatial planning, devolved governance, pro-poor land, agrarian and housing governance. He is the Director at Development Governance Institute, Harare.