Nicol Board of Directors
DR. GIDEON H. KAUNDA
Dr. Gideon Kaunda is the Chairman of the Board of Directors of National Investments PLC. He graduated as a lawyer earning an LLB degree from the University of East Africa, Dar-Es-Salaam College. Practiced in Tanzania, Kenya, and Uganda as Counsel in the EACSO/EAC, prior to appointment as Tanzania Permanent Representative on ICAO Council in Montreal, Canada. He rejoined Government service after his overseas diplomatic tour of duty. As a UNDP Scholar, Dr. Kaunda obtained a Diploma in Air and Space Law, subsequently graduating with a Master’s Degree (LLM) and a Ph.D. (DCL), at the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research, McGill University, Canada.
At different times Dr. Kaunda has served as a Consultant with the World Bank, the UNDP, the European Union (EU), AFCAC, Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), COMESA, and the Lesotho Government on infrastructure projects. Dr. Kaunda supervised the establishment of Alliance Air, a jointly owned airline by the Governments of Tanzania, South Africa, and Uganda. In 2001 he became an Associate Director, at DCDM, a Mauritius-based Consulting firm of Business Integrators, Auditors, and Accountants…….
MS. REHEMA TUKAI
Ms. Rehema Tukai holds Honors Degree in Resources and Environmental Science from the University of Canberra, and a Postgraduate in Poverty Analysis for Socio-Economic Development from the Institute of Social Studies from Erasmus University, Netherlands.
Rehema Tukai is a development practitioner with over 16 years of experience in senior management roles focusing on programme management and developing organizational approaches to optimize the delivery of results, monitoring, and learning…….
ENG. BONIFACE GISSIMA NYAMO-HANGA
Eng. Boniface Gissima Nyamo Hanga is currently working with Tanzania Buildings Agency (TBA) in its Dodoma Office responsible for overseeing proper operations of the New Debating Chamber of the Parliament.
Prior to that Eng. Boniface Gissima Nyamo-Hanga had worked with the Rural Energy Agency (2008 – 2019) where he held several Senior Positions including Manager of Technical Assistance, Director of Market Development & Technologies, Director General of the Rural Energy Agency & Chief Executive Officer of the Rural Energy Fund, and Secretary to the Rural Energy Board (REB).
From 2014 to 2015 Eng. Boniface Gissima Nyamo-Hanga served as the Chairperson of the CDM PoA Seller’s Participants of Certified Emission Reductions (CERs), a Carbon Finance Partnership Facility (CPF) under the UNFCCC and the IBRD (World Bank) representing seller participants from Tanzania, Egypt, Morocco, Brazil, Thailand, Vietnam, Philippines and Sri Lanka…..
CPA GEORGE M. J. NCHWALI
CPA George M.J. Nchwali is an authorized Certified Public Accountant in Public Practice (CPA-PP). He holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Dar es Salaam, a Certificate in Company Direction (IOD – UK), and a Diploma in Accounting.
He is an audit partner of BMF Associates and Chairperson of BMF Consult Ltd. He is a retired civil servant with more than 31 years of working experience in the fields of Financial, Management, and Forensic Accounting and Investment Planning supplemented by Human Resources Management and Corporate Secretarial Services.
He worked as Director of Finance & Administration of the Rural Energy Agency (REA); Finance & Administration Manager of the National Examinations Council of Tanzania (NECTA); Rural Livelihood Development Company (RLDC) and Tanzanian & Italian Petroleum Refinery (TIPER)…………
CPA OSWALD M. URASSA
CPA Oswald Urassa is a Certified Public Accountant and a fellow member of the National Board of Accountants and Auditors- (NBAA) as well as the Tanzania Association of Accountants (TAA). He studied Accountancy at the University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania before joining the University of Birmingham, United Kingdom (UK) for his Master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA). He is a Certified Commonwealth Corporate Governance Practitioner and Trainer. CPA Oswald has attended several short courses in the areas of financial reporting, corporate governance, auditing, risk management, capital markets, securities market risk management, and performance auditing organized by the World Bank, International Finance Corporation (IFC), NBAA, Bank of Tanzania (BOT); BSE Securities Exchange (formerly Bombay Stock Exchange) – India; Centre for Corporate Governance in Kenya and the University of Connecticut – the USA among others. He has facilitated some consultancy assignments in the areas of risk management, strategic planning, corporate governance, and preparation of the Board Charter………..
MS. KISSA VIVIAN KILINDU
Ms. Kissa Vivian Kilindu is an Assistant Director at the Prime Minister’s Office. She has also served as a Director at Tanzania Employment Services Agency and at the Bank of Tanzania as a Senior Computer Systems Engineer.
An MBA holder at Durham University – UK, Ms. Kilindu is an Engineer by profession holding an Honors Degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from the University of Greenwich (UK). Ms. Kilindu has over 20 years of extensive working experience in areas of Information and Communication Technology, Engineering, and Management.
Her passion is Cyber Security. She is an ICT Professional Member of the Information and Communication Technologies Commission, Professional Member of the Engineers Registration Board (ERB) and Member of the Institute of Directors in Tanzania (IoDT)…………