TGT Board Members

TGT’s Board of Trustees is made up of six Board Members who come from highly respected institutions from the private and public sectors. From banking to entrepreneurship development to research and technology, these committed individuals bring a breadth of knowledge and expertise that greatly supports our work.

Dr. Donath R. Olomi

TGT Chairperson

Dr. Olomi is the Chief Executive Officer of the Institute of Management and Entrepreneurship Development (IMED). He was a Senior Lecturer and Director of the University of Dar es Salaam Entrepreneurship Centre until 2009 when he co-founded IMED to pioneer education and training that is responsive to current and future needs of society. Dr.Olomi’s main area of expertise is entrepreneurship and private sector development, a very key focus of TGT. He is a certified member of Institute of Directors, Tanzania and sits on a number of public and private sector boards.

Mrs. Margareth Chacha

TGT Vice Chairperson and Chairperson of the Finance and Audit Committee

Mrs. Chacha is the former Managing Director of the Tanzania Women’s Bank Ltd. She possess over 28 years’ experience in senior managerial positions including Director of Banking at CRDB Bank,Operation’s Manager at UNDP Tanzania, and Compliance Manager at National Pension Fund (now National Social Security Fund). She is a member of Global Women Banks Association, and President of Women in Agri-Business in Sub Sahara Africa Alliance (WASAA).She is the key Trustee for Women social economic empowerment and microfinance within TGT.

Engineer Zebadiah Moshi

TGT Chairperson for Projects Oversight Committee

Eng. Moshi is a skills development consultant with GIZ, the German Development Agency. He is the former Director General for Vocational Education and Training Authority (VETA). He brings to the Trust a wealth of experience that has been beneficial to TGT’s youth employment and entrepreneurship programmes.

Mr. Benson Mahenya

Mr. Mahenya is the Managing Partner of BM Associates which provides auditing and advisory services. He is a Tanzanian Certified Public Accountant in Public Practise (ACPA – PP) with more than 20 years of experience in audit, banking, finance, management and accounting.  He has held various senior leadership roles including, Director of Finance and Administration at Bank ABC, Deputy Director of Finance at National Microfinance Bank (NMB), and Director of Finance and Administration at T-MARC, an international health NGO. Benson has been a member of several boards of directors and is currently the Chairman of a commercial bank.

Professor Cuthbert Z. Kimambo

Prof. Kimambo is the Deputy Vice Chancellor for Research at the University of Dar es Salaam. He has played a leadership role in many research projects in the energy and technology development sector, some of which have involved outreach activities with small and medium enterprises. He has also done extensive research and outreach on areas like post-harvest handling of fruits and vegetables, business/technology incubation and village level crystalline sugar processing.  Prof.Kimambo is the lead Trustee in TGT programmes that partner with higher learning institutions. He also provides directions on SMEs’ technological needs and development.

Ms. Munira S. Humoud

Ms. Humoud is a Board Member of the Office of the Chief Government Statistician (OCGS) and Development Control Unit (DCU) in Zanzibar. She is the former Executive Director of the Zanzibar National Chamber of Commerce Industry and Agriculture. She volunteers as Director of (Re) claim Women Space in World Heritage Association where she plays a leadership role in community outreach and education programmes. She has considerable experience in community surveys and training small producers in business related skills. She is the key link between TGT’s operations in the Mainland and Zanzibar Islands


Aisha D. K. Sykes is the Founder and Managing Partner of Refined Advisory, a firm that works in international development advisory, high impact philanthropy, and sustainability.  Prior to this she worked with nonprofit organizations in East Africa for over a decade, including the United Nations, Twaweza East Africa, international development organizations, as well as private sector entities. Aisha holds degrees from the University of Cape Town and the University of London – School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS).