Eng. Prof. Ninatubu Lema - Chairman
Eng.Prof. Lema is a Civil Engineer and a Project Management Expert with local and international experience in the management of civil engineering projects. He holds BSc. Eng (1st Class) Honours degree from the University of Dar es Salaam, MSc and PhD in engineering from Loughborough University in United Kingdom. He has experience of more than 20 years in conducting studies in project appraisal, construction project planning, procurement, contract formulation and management, project performance evaluation and corporate strategic planning. He has organised and conducted more than 25 short courses for construction and related-industry practitioners both in and outside Tanzania more that half of which are on contract management.
A number of these courses have been tailor-made to address specific requirements. Prof. Lema is an author of more than 30 international and local technical publications, research and study reports. He has been lecturing at both undergraduate and postgraduate level on project management that in inclusive of project procurement. As a associate professor at the College of Engineering and Technology, at the University of Dar es Salaam, Prof. Lema has supervised to successful completion over 30 Masters Degree dissertations, two Masters Theses and four PhDs in Tanzania, South Africa and Sweden all of these in the area of project and procurement management. Prof. Lema is a visiting professor at the University of Botswana teaching Project Risk Management at postgraduate level. He is also a co-author of an ANSTI sponsored forthcoming book titled: “Fundamentals of Civil Engineering Construction Management”. Prof. Lema is a consultant to a number of public projects including the recently launched USA financed Millennium Challenge Corporation Projects. He is an adjudicator in a number of public construction projects.
Eng. Gema Modu (Mrs) - Vice Chair Person
Eng. Dr. Gemma Modu holds MSc. in Electrical Engineering from the Technical University (TU) Dresden in Germany; and Doctorate inBusiness Administration (DBA) from Paris School of Business in Paris, France -a joint program with Galilee International Management Institute (GIMI) in Israel.
Previously, she worked with Tanzania Electric Supply Company (TANESCO), in Dar es Salaam as graduate engineer (1990-1992). Also, she worked in the building industry as an electrical engineer under pupilage of reputable Consulting Engineers/Engineering firms in Nairobi, Kenya (1993-1996); also in the communication industry: Paging Services Ltd and Cellular Services in Nairobi, Kenya (1997-1999). In 2000, she joined Dar es Salaam Institute of Technology (DIT) as an Assistant Lecturer, servicing computer, electrical, and electronics departments. Also she worked as the coordinator for research and consultancy activities for Computer Engineering Department. She joined the National Council for Technical Education (NACTE) in 2003 as Chief Coordinator for Research and Consultancy.
Currently, she is the Ag Director for Information, Research and Planning. She has experience of more than 10 years in planning and coordinating project undertakings on various aspects of technical education and training, including: labour market analysis/ occupational analysis through DACUM approach. These include identification of labour market needs as input to the design and development of training curricula that meet labour market demands as the basis for advancing the quality and efficiency of technical education and training in Tanzania. Also, she participated in planning, coordinating and supervising donor funded projects, including: Quick Win-World Bank, Nuffic, AfDB and EFE/ISTEP Projects funded by Global Affairs Canada.
In addition to the working experience, she has attended various training programs, such as: Global Business Strategies (including business planning and management)-Galillee College, Israel; Project Monitoring and Evaluation, Procurement and Contract Management, and Financial Management-World Bank Program; DACUM Facilitation-Canadian Vocational Association; Collecting and Using Employment Statistics-ILO Program; and Australian Leadership Award Fellowships Program.
Eng. Paul Basondole - Member
Eng. Basondole holds a Master of Science in Construction Management and Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering both from the University of Dar es Salaam (USDM). He has also attended many short courses in project management, value-for-money and procurement audits, and FIDIC accredited courses in contract management and managing sustainable consulting engineering business. He is registered by the ERB as a consulting engineer, registered as a Professional Engineer by Engineering Institution of Zambia, Fellow - Institution of Engineers Tanzania (FIET) and he is its Vice President. He is also ERB Board Member.
Eng. Basondole is academically qualified and professionally experienced in civil and building projects and management covering all project cycles of project appraisal, feasibility, design, tendering, construction, project completion and closure with 23 years of experience. Having graduated from the UDSM in 1993, he worked as Site Engineer on multi-million building projects between September 1993 and May 1998. He also worked as a Senior Construction Engineer and Team Leader in an assignment to assess completed repairs to flood damages on the Central Railway Line from August 1998 to January, 1999. From February, 1999 to date he carried out feasibility studies, detailed engineering designs, supervised as resident engineer, and conducted value-for-money and technical on civil and structural projects whose value is in the tune of T.Shs. 3 Trillion.
He also has vast experience in carrying out procurement audits and has conducted procurement audits to sixty-four (64) public procuring entities in Tanzania which include six (6) ministries; twelve (12) government agencies; eight (8) Government Authorities; four (4) Funds; twenty (20) Local Government Authorities, three (3) Universities/Colleges; three (3) Regulatory Boards; and eight (8) Government Institutions.
Eng. Prof. Esnat Chaggu - Member
Prof. Esnati Osinde Chaggu is a Registered Engineer with the Engineers Registration Board (ERB); holds a Ph.D. on Sustainable Environmental Protection (2004) from Wageningen University and Research Centre, The Netherlands; MSc. in Water and Waste Engineering (1987) from Loughborough University, United Kingdom and a BSc. in Civil Engineering (1983) from the University of Dar es Salaam (UDSM). Moreover, she holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Housing, Building and Planning (1984) from the Institute of Housing and Human Settlements (IHS), The Netherlands; certificates on Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) (2000) from the UDSM, Ecological Alternatives in Sanitation (2002) from Kabale – Uganda; a Post Graduate Diploma in Architecture, Energy and Environment (1995) from Lund University, Sweden; a Certificate in Women Management Planning (Gender Studies) from the East and South African Management Institute (ESAMI) (1991), Arusha; and Certificate of Critical Path Method (CPM) in Construction Management (1985) from UDSM.
Moreover, she has undertaken a number of researches, consultancies and published in the above areas. She is additionally currently teaching Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) among others and supervises final year projects in the Departments of Environmental Engineering and Environmental Laboratory Science and Technology at Ardhi University (ARU). She is furthermore a member of Tanzanian Women in Science and Technology (TAWOSTE), Third World Women in Science and Technology (TWOS), Programme Co-ordinating Mechanism (PCM) Member of WASH of the Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children MoHCDGEC). She has worked with Inter-Consult Consulting Engineers on design of structures (1983).
QS.Samuel Nyantari Marwa - Member
An accomplished Quantity Surveyor and Advisor with a track record in project management, procurement, technical auditing, arbitration and international finance with over twenty eight (28) experience working with the government, international and multilateral institutions and the private sector.
He has a Master of Business Administration and a Master of Science in Finance from the universities of Birmingham and Strathclyde in the UK respectively, a Postgraduate Diploma in Computer Science from the University of Dar es salaam and an Advanced Diploma in Building Economics from Ardhi Institute.
Marwa is a Fellow of Tanzania Institute of Quantity Surveyors (FTIQS), Member of Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supplies (MCIPS) – UK, an Associate Member of Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (ACIArb) - UK, and a fully registered Quantity Surveyor with the Tanzania’s Architects and Quantity Surveyors Registration Board (AQRB).
Eng. Nuberus Nyange - Member
B. Sc. (Civil Engineering) University of Dar es Salaam (1981)
C.Eng, MIET, MCons.E(T)
Has 35 years of working experience.
Registered Engineer with the ERB as a Consulting Engineer (C Eng(T)
Member, Institution of Engineers Tanzania (MIET)
Member, Association of Consulting Engineers Tanzania (MCons.E(T))
Managing Director: Ambicon Engineering Limited – Consulting Engineers;
Board Member (2013 – 2019) Engineers Registration Board (ERB) - Tanzania
Council Member (2004 – 2012) Association of Consulting Engineer – Tanzania (ACET)
Past President (2008-2010) Association of Consulting Engineers Tanzania (ACET)
Member Advisory Committee (2007-09): Tanzania Transportation Technology Transfer (TanT2)
Eng. Othman Sharif Khatib - Member
Eng. Othman Sharif Khatib is a Professional Telecommunications Engineer who acquired MSc in Telecommunications Engineering in Germany (Hochschule fuer Vehrkehrswessen Dresden),he has also attended and acquired Full Technician Certificate in Electronics at Karume Technical College (Zanzibar) he started working at Ministry of State (Zanzibar) as a Radio Technician thereafter at Tanzania Post and Telecommunications Corporation and as a Executive Engineer responsible for Planning of Outside Plants Network at the Headquarter he then Joined Tanzania Telecommunications Company Ltd. as Principal Executive Engineer and Head of Outside Plant Planning.
In 15th Sept. 95 – 30th June 98 Eng. Khatib was seconded for Consultancy Services on behalf of Company Intech AS of Norway as Senior Telecom Engineer to the Capital Construction Supervision on Telecommunication Restructuring Project for TTCL networks funded by the World Bank. Currently he works in Tanzania Communications Regulatory Authority as Deputy Director Spectrum Management.
Eng. John A.F Ngowi - Member
Eng. John A.F Ngowi is a Professional Civil Engineer Registered with ERB and a member of Institution of Engineers Tanzania (IET). He holds a Master Degree in Engineering Management and a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering (BSc Eng) from the University of Dar es Salaam.He has also attended various short term trainings in Project Management, Contract Administration, Claims Management and Project Financing both inside and outside Tanzania including UK, Malaysia, South Africa, Swaziland and China.
Has over 15 years of experience in Project Management and Contract Administration particularly on Roads and Bridges. Before joining the Ministry of Works, Transport and Communication, he worked with TANROADS at different capacities from Maintenance Engineer in Iringa region, Project Engineer at Zone Office, Mbeya, Senior Projects Engineer and Project Coordinator at the HQ from 2000 to 2015. During the period Eng. Ngowi was involved in procurement, design review, supervision and contract administration of both government and multilateral funded roads projects.
Currently, Eng. Ngowi is the Assistant Director Regional Roads in the Ministry of Works, Transport and Communication.
Eng. Steven D. Mlote - Registrar/Secretary
Eng. Steven Mlote holds a MSc. (Environmental Eng.) of the University of DSM (1999), and a BSc. (Agric. Eng.) (1988) a joint program of University of DSM and Sokoine University of Agriculture. He has attended several courses in Finance Management and Human resource management in and outside Tanzania. He is the current Registrar of Engineers in Tanzania since July 2006. He has also attended a course of Directorship conducted by the Institute of Directors Tanzania.
Eng. Mlote previously worked at the Commission for Science and Technology (COSTECH) as a Senior Scientific Officer responsible for environmental research coordination from January 2000 – 2003 and Tanzania Sisal Authority (TSA) from 1988 – 1997 where he held various senior engineering positions from Estates Engineer to Chief Engineer. While at COSTECH, Eng. Mlote was also the National coordinator of the Water Poverty Index (WPI) development program (2000 – 2002), and the first Chairperson of the Gender Advisory Board – Tanzania Chapter (2000 – 20003).
From 2003 – 2004, Eng. Mlote worked in the private sector - Resolute Gold Mining (T) Ltd where he became the Environmental Manager, the post he held for one year before joining the Engineers Registration Board in October 2004 as an Assistant Registrar.
Eng. Mlote at different times has served as a Board Member of IDS-Mzumbe University, Arusha Technical College, Dar es Salaam Institute of Technology (DIT), College of Engineering and Technology of UDSM and St Joseph College of Engineering and Technology. Also, Eng. Mlote is the current Chairman of the National Council for Technical Education (NACTE) where he has served as the Council Member for over six years.