Varley Rowell is a founding shareholder of Dandemutande, having helped establish the business with Russell Clinton and Colin Franco in July 1997. She is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Zimbabwe and an Associate of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators in Zimbabwe. Varley has extensive accounting experience beginning at the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe in the 1980s and then with Deloitte as part of its audit team through the 1990s, until the establishment of Dandemutande.