Zienzi has over 30 years solid banking experience in Africa including international exposure through work attachments at the World Bank Washing DC, Federal Reserve Bank New York, Bank of England and Standard Bank London. She recently retired from Barclays Africa where she was Head of Public Sector/ Director Corporate and Investment Banking ( 30 November 2017)
As Head of Public Sector for Barclays Africa she was responsible for developing and implementing the Africa Public Sector strategy for corporate and investment banking including developing innovative financing solutions for National/Local Governments and State Owned Companies.
Zienzi is currently an Audit Committee member for the South Africa (SA)’s Department of Mineral Resources and previously she was Audit Committee chairperson for the SA Department of Public Enterprises’ (for nine years). Audit Committee Chairperson at the Public Service Commission, Chairperson of the Gauteng Provincial Government Cluster Two Audit Committee.
Zienzi is also the President of Marketplace Calling International (MCI) launched in 2008.