Edward is the Chief Executive Officer (“CEO”) of FINCA Tanzania, responsible for the development and execution of business strategy and oversight of day-to-day operations of the institution.
Edward has vast experience in the banking industry, in commercial banks and microfinance institutions locally and internationally, spanning over 26 years. He started his career in 1992 as a computer systems business analyst and programmer at ICL Tanzania software house. He later on worked for major banks in Tanzania as head of IT at the National Bank of Commerce (“NBC”), National Microfinance Bank (“NMB”), before joining FINCA International, Inc. Edward served as Director of Information Services for FINCA Africa based in Kampala Uganda. He later joined Accion where he was supported Akiba Commercial Bank Tanzania to work as General Manager ICT. He held the role at Accion from 2012 until 2016. In 2017, he returned to FINCA International, Inc. as Board Member of FINCA Tanzania. In 2019 he transitioned to become interim CEO for FINCA Tanzania to spearhead its transformational changes.
Edward is native to the United Republic of Tanzania and is bilingual in English and Swahili. He earned an MBA in diploma management from the Henley Business School UK.