Kennedy is a holder of a BSc degree in Geology (UZ), MSc in Strategic Management (CUT) and a member of the Geology Society of Zimbabwe.
He has vast experience in the mining industry spanning over 20 years. Served in the following organisations in various capacities; Anglo American Corporation (Zimbabwe) – Epoch Nickel Mine, Shabanie Mine, Hwange Colliery Company Limited, BIMCO, Anglo Base Metals – Scorpion Zinc (Namibia). He has also consulted on various mining projects in Brazil, China, Australia, Turkey and South Africa. Currently serves as a member of Mining Affairs Board of Zimbabwe Executive Committee Member in the Chamber of Mines Zimbabwe and also member in the Mining Industry Advisory Council for Midlands State University.