Our Team

Meet the Team

EMMAC is managed by directors, operational and investment teams and other professionals led by Chief Executive Officer and governed by board of advisors consisting of Executive Associates focusing on strategic matters. We have 34 in-house consultants and over 80 associate consultants from within East Africa and around the World who are readily available for collaborations and tailored business solutions.

Profiled hereunder is a team of key resources for our day to day operations and management affairs. We are all connected online and linked with our clients all over instantly.

Emmanuel Elisante

Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Emmanuel, the company’s founder and CEO, leads EMMAC as well as the SMEs Impact Programs and Corporate Financing teams. He is an economist and investments expert with over 19 years’ experience in lending and investments, working with local banks and International Funds and Fund Managers in Tanzania and had working links in nine African counties and four countries in the Middle East. Previously he served as Country General Manager and Investment Executive at GroFin International. This role and overall experience in lending and investment involved working in several SME development programs and corporate financing set-ups, dealing with structured capital facilities and large syndication arrangements. He is also a management consultant and consults for various donor-funded initiatives in Tanzania.

EMMANUEL ELISANTE

Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Emmanuel, the company’s founder and CEO, leads EMMAC as well as the SMEs Impact Programs and Corporate Financing teams. He is an economist and investments expert with over 19 years’ experience in lending and investments, working with local banks and International Funds and Fund Managers in Tanzania and had working links in nine African counties and four countries in the Middle East. Previously he served as Country General Manager and Investment Executive at GroFin International. This role and overall experience in lending and investment involved working in several SME development programs and corporate financing set-ups, dealing with structured capital facilities and large syndication arrangements. He is also a management consultant and consults for various donor-funded initiatives in Tanzania.

Christopher Kihwele

Head of Operations

Over 17 years of experience in Business Management and Banking, he worked in Local and International Banks in Tanzania as senior Manager in business development and Portfolio Management. Christopher has worked extensively with a hundreds of startups and early-established Micro Businesses, Microfinance institutions, SME’s and Corporate Businesses in Tanzania supporting their growth from their Initial stages of growth, as such he was taking a lead role in SME’s, MFI and Corporates Investment programs.

CHRISTOPHER KIHWELE

Head of Operations

Over 17 years of experience in Business Management and Banking, he worked in Local and International Banks in Tanzania as senior Manager in business development and Portfolio Management. Christopher has worked extensively with a hundreds of startups and early-established Micro Businesses, Microfinance institutions, SME’s and Corporate Businesses in Tanzania supporting their growth from their Initial stages of growth, as such he was taking a lead role in SME’s, MFI and Corporates Investment programs.

Elizabeth F. Mleli

Associate Consultant, Financial Literacy Toolkit Development

Elizabeth is an experienced trainer, facilitator, a motivational speaker and is committed to social change. Elizabeth has over 16 years’ experience in both public and private sectors. Prior to joining our team of consultants Elizabeth was a Senior Consultant/Institutional Capacity Building Manager in the Strategy and Operations Department of Deloitte Consulting in Tanzania for three and a half years. Before joining Deloitte, she worked for four years with Action in rural Sussex, U.K. a leading charity organization in Building Capacity of community organizations and she has also worked for nearly four years with the Scarman Trust and Lloyds TSB Bank in the U.K.

ELIZABETH F. MLELI

Associate Consultant, Financial Literacy Toolkit Development

Elizabeth is an experienced trainer, facilitator, a motivational speaker and is committed to social change. Elizabeth has over 16 years’ experience in both public and private sectors. Prior to joining our team of consultants Elizabeth was a Senior Consultant/Institutional Capacity Building Manager in the Strategy and Operations Department of Deloitte Consulting in Tanzania for three and a half years. Before joining Deloitte, she worked for four years with Action in rural Sussex, U.K. a leading charity organization in Building Capacity of community organizations and she has also worked for nearly four years with the Scarman Trust and Lloyds TSB Bank in the U.K.

Aloyce Valentine Mushy

Associate Consultant, Financial Analysis

Aloyce is a highly motivated individual with 20 years’ experience in accounting, business development and has a broad knowledge of a wide range of financial practices, including credit control, budget handling, tax management accounting and forecasting. He works as Chief Accounting consultant and has been driving and managing key accounting teams of SME’s and Corporates in Tanzania, supporting Local and International business entities strengthening Key Accounting areas and target Financial Growth. Valentine holds Bachelor of Commerce in Finance from the University of Dar es Salaam and is also a Certified Public Accountant.

ALOYCE VALENTINE MUSHY

Associate Consultant, Financial Analysis

Aloyce is a highly motivated individual with 20 years’ experience in accounting, business development and has a broad knowledge of a wide range of financial practices, including credit control, budget handling, tax management accounting and forecasting. He works as Chief Accounting consultant and has been driving and managing key accounting teams of SME’s and Corporates in Tanzania, supporting Local and International business entities strengthening Key Accounting areas and target Financial Growth. Valentine holds Bachelor of Commerce in Finance from the University of Dar es Salaam and is also a Certified Public Accountant.

Verdiana Alfred Masanja

Verdiana Alfred Masanja

Senior Financial Advisor & Operations Manager

Tabitha Moses Ikomba

Tabitha Moses Ikomba

Financial Advisor, Office Coordinator, Programs Risks and Impact Assessment

Fabian Laurian Mabugo

Fabian Laurian Mabugo

Financial Advisor, Business Park Manager, Programs and Business Development

Executive Associates

Ezra Musoke

Ezra Musoke

Dr. Donald Mmari (PhD)

Dr. Donald Mmari (PhD)

Ms. Victoria Tunu Chale

Ms. Victoria Tunu Chale

The executive associates bring experience and reliable guidance on the company’s strategic focus.

Pictured from left Ezra Musoke, presently serves as Managing Director for Small Enterprise Assistance Fund (SEAF), a Washington DC based Investment Fund that provides debt and equity to growing businesses and producers; it so does to agricultural sector in Tanzania, East Africa. He is an investment expert and has extensively worked in SMEs Development Initiatives and Investment Funds.

Right on the picture, Victoria Tunu Chale, a certified HR Specialist by Institute of the Society of Human Resource in the USA, is a co-founder, Director and Managing Consultant with People Dynamics Limited (PD), a management and HR consulting firm. Prior to becoming a consultant, Victoria was Director of Human Resources for CRDB Bank PLC, one of Tanzania’s largest and leading commercial banks and is credited with spearheading a successful HR strategy and Change management Initiative. She also previously served as Head of Human Resources with Citibank Tanzania Limited. Victoria currently serves as board member in several boards including British Council Management Forum of Tanzania.

Dr. Donald Mmari is an economist, development researcher and practitioner, and management consultant. He has over twenty years of experience in policy research; institutional development; policy formulation; corporate governance; and strategic planning. He has worked in; inter alia, policy research areas; business and management advisory industry; academia; financial services. He has led teams of professionals on various assignments commissioned by the government of Tanzania, development partners, international organizations, and business enterprises. He has developed invaluable multidisciplinary skills for institutional development, project management, governance and strategic planning for both public institutions and private enterprises. He presently serves as Executive Director for REPOA in Tanzania, East Africa.

Get in Touch

Mbezi Beach, Plot No. 929
House No. 53, Ally Sykes Road.
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
+255 653 466 694
+255 713 276 982
info@emmactz.com

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