Our Board Members
MR. SHAFFIN JAMAL
His various other positions include Chairman of Union Trust Investments (UTI) and New Arusha Hotel.
He is also a Director at Exim Bank (Tanzania) Limited, Exim Advisory Services and Nyanza Mining.
AMBASSADOR JUMA VOLTER MWAPACHU
He is former Secretary General of the East African Community and has served as Tanzania's Ambassador to France. Ambassador Mwapachu has served in numerous capacities as Chair of Parastatal Boards including Tanzania Railways, Tanzania Investment Bank, Vice-Chair of the Board of External Trade and the University of Dar-es-Salaam Governing Council.
He has been a Member of several Presidential Commissions and is one of the authors of Tanzania's Development Vision, 2025. In the private sector, Ambassador Mwapachu has been Chair of the Confederation of Tanzania Industries and of the East African Business Council. Currently, he is Chairman of the Governing Council of the University of Dodoma and serves in a number of private sector Boards. He holds Honorary Doctorates of literature from the University of Dar-es-Salaam and Doctor of Political Sciences from the National University of Rwanda.
MR. YOGESH MANEK
He also sits on the Board of Alliance Insurance Corporation Limited.
MR. VINOO SOMAIYA
In his earlier role with PwC, he was responsible for providing tax compliance, transactions advisory and regulatory compliance guidance to significant operator in the financial services, agricultural, mining and industrial sectors.
He has also been the Chairman of PwC Africa Firm's Governance Board.
Mr. Vinoo is a Fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, Fellow member of the Tanzanian Association of Accountants and registered with the National Board of Accountants and Auditors as an Authorized Auditor.
MR. PULIN MANEK
Along with his competencies in operations management, he brings with him, a solid know how of the FMCG and retail market in Tanzania. He is at present, a Partner of Akasaki Middle East LLC in Dubal, and a Director of Dar Spice Centre Ltd. here in Dar es Salaam.
Mr. Pulin Manek is well-rounded in extracurricular activities as well he is a PADI certified Open Water Diver and was the Chairperson of the 35th Lohana Sports and Cultural Festival East Africa.
MR. MOHAMED KASSONGO
Mr. Mohamed Kassongo is an entrepreneur with many years of experience. Having held leadership positions in USA, Canada and now Tanzania. He has vast experience in Financial Services, specifically in Mobile Money, Payments and Microfinance.
Mr. Mohamed, is also a Director of Daraja Foods. A company that operates in East Africa that aggregates supply from Small Holder Farmers to processes and exports to various countries in East Africa.
Mr. Mohamed Kassongo has a degree from the University of Evansville, in Indiana, USA.