Title / Position: Executive Director
Dr. Donald Mmari is an economist, development researcher, and management consultant. He has over eighteen years of experience in policy research; institutional development; policy formulation; corporate governance; and strategic planning. He has worked with; inter alia, policy research areas, in the business and management advisory industry, in academia, and in financial services. He has also led the teams of professionals on various assignments commissioned by the government of Tanzania, development partners, international organizations, and business enterprises.
Dr. Mmari has been involved extensively in the policy dialogue and national development processes. This includes coordination of Research and Analysis Working Group of the National Poverty Monitoring System 2001-2012; Review of the National Strategy for Growth and Poverty Reduction I (2010); Inter-institutional Technical Committee on Millennium Challenge Account Tanzania I (2006) and II (2013-15); and in the development of Tanzanian Natural Gas Policy. He also sits on the Board of Directors of Tanzania Petroleum Development Corporation (TPDC) and the Presidential Trust Fund for Self Reliance (PTF).