Professor Moshi Kigisha NTABAYE, Chairman, IHC Board of Directors

Doctor of Dental Surgery, Public Health Expert having held numerous Leadership roles in Public Health Programmes in Tanzania and abroad. Has over 30 years of direct experience working with International Development Agencies including DANIDA, USAID, UNFPA, DFID, EU, CIDA, PEPFAR/CDC, NIH, NUFFIC (Netherlands), Welcome Trust (UK), and The Gatsby Foundation. A member of various professional bodies and associations. Has reviewed, contributed and or authored a number of published articles, literatures and research. Since 2016 has been working as a Deputy Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, at the Hubert Kairuki Memorial University (Tanzania).  Holds a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)  (Public Health) Degree, Aarhus University, Denmark – 1996, having attained Academic ranks as Adjunct Professor, Duke Global Health Institute, Duke University (2012-2014) and Associate Professor of Public Health, Hubert Kairuki Memorial University (July 2016).

Dr.  Alex Thomas NGULUMA, Member, IHC Board of Directors

Advocate of the High Court of Tanzania Mainland and Zanzibar and Subordinate Courts, Corporate and Tax Law Consultant, Managing Partner, REX ADVOCATES, with more than 20 years professional experience. He specializes in tax and corporate consultancy, tax and commercial litigation, commercial arbitration, liquidations and receiverships.  He has acted for clients in a variety of transactions, including the mining, telecommunications (interconnection), banking, manufacturing and insurance industries.

Dr Nguluma is also an expert on legislative and regulatory review matters, having advised companies in respect of gas-to-electricity projects, cement manufacturing, tobacco, telecommunications, insurance, tax and agriculture. In addition, Alex has participated in many high-level negotiations for foreign investors, local businessmen, government and public corporations. He holds a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Degree (Warwick University, United Kingdom and University of Dar es Salaam – 1991)

Mr. John Robert ULANGA, Member, IHC Board of Directors

Accountant, Development and Policy Analyst in the fields of Governance, Accountability and Leadership. Mr. Ulanga sits in numerous Boards of Directors in Tanzania and abroad.  Since 2016 has been working as a Country Director for TradeMark East Africa, responsible for the overall portfolio of TradeMark East Africa support in Tanzania which includes support to Dar Port infrastructure and systems improvement, supporting Tanzania Revenue Authority in the construction of One Stop Border Posts, supporting Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investments in Trade related interventions and many other government and non-governmental organizations.  

Before joining TradeMark East Africa, he was the Vice President, External Affairs and Sustainability for BG East Africa. Before joining BG East Africa, Mr. Ulanga was the Executive Director of the Foundation for Civil Society, and before that he worked with the Economic and Social Research Foundation (ESRF). Previously, Mr. Ulanga worked with the Ministry of Finance and Planning as part of the team that introduced Integrated Financial Management System in the Government.

Mr. John Ulanga serves the Board of Directors of KCB Bank Tanzania Limited as an Independent Non- Executive Director having joined in 2016 and was appointed as the Chairman of the Board with effect from July 6th, 2019.

Mr. Ulanga holds a B.Com (Accounting) from the University of Dar es Salaam, an Executive Master in Development Policies and Practices from the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva, and he is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA Tanzania). Mr. Ulanga is also a Certified Emotional Intelligence Practitioner and a Certified Compliance Professional

Ms. Stella Emma KATENDE, Member, IHC Board of Directors

Experienced Finance Professional within Management and Administration with Audit and Financial Management of more than 25 years. Currently works as a Finance and Administration Manager, Social Action Trust Fund (SATF), Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Certified Director, IoDT-2013. Holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA – Governance, ESAMI – Eastern & Southern African Management Institute – 2008), Certified Public Accountant-Tanzania, 1996 and Bachelors of Commerce (Accounting), University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania- 1994)

Mr. George Mpeli KILINDU, Company Secreatary, IHC

Experienced Corporate Attorney, George is currently serving as the Managing Partner at Kilindu Giattas & Partners, having previously served as the Partner in charge of the Banking, Project Finance, Financial Services, Capital Markets & Securities Department at Rex Attorneys. He has covered roles heading departments where he supervised and advised on numerous landmark transactions, notably: –   The first privately placed sovereign Bond issued by the Government of the United Republic of Tanzania arranged by Standard Bank Group amounting to USD 600 million;The largest block sale of shares (to date) at the Dar-es-Salaam Stock Exchange (the DSE) on the disposition of East African Breweries Limited’s shares in Tanzania Breweries Limited;The USAID partially guaranteed Bond issued by PRIDE Tanzania Limited listed at the DSE;The TZS 60 Billion Bond issued by Tanzania Breweries Limited arranged by Stanbic Bank Tanzania Limited listed at the DSE; andThe Millennium Challenge Corporation on setting up of the Millennium Challenge Account in Tanzania on the USD 800 Million reversible grant to Government of the United Republic of Tanzania.   George has advised numerous local and international banks and financial institutions on the legal and regulatory framework relating to lending and creating securities in Tanzania as well as various Private Equity Funds on the acquisition of shares in Small and Medium sized Enterprises established in Tanzania.   George holds a Master of Laws (LL.M.) in International Economic Law from University of Warwick, Post Graduate Diploma in Professional and Legal Skills from London City University and Utter Bar of England and Wales in Law Practice.

Dr. Ellen Mkondya SENKORO, Shareholders Representative, IHC

Chief Executive Officer – She is founding CEO of the Benjamin Mkapa Foundation (BMF), providing stewardship and strategic leadership to the institution. Prior to joining BMF, she worked with UNFPA managing Reproductive Health, HIV/AIDS & Health SWAP portfolios and has also led Government/Municipal Councils Health Departments. In her work, she has enforced effective and productive partnerships, policy dialogue and programming across Government, Donors and NGOs for better health service delivery and systems strengthening. She is an observing representative of Shareholders in the Imara Horizon Company Board of Directors. As a Medical Doctor and a Public Health Specialist, with 25 years’ work experience, Dr. Ellen holds a Doctor of Medicine Degree (MD) from Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences and Master of Public Health Degree from the Netherlands School of Public Health & Erasmus University.