Simon is the Managing Director of UTT AMIS. He is responsible for overseeing five directorates including investment management, operations, finance and administration, information and communication technology and marketing and public relations. Simon also coordinates development and implementation of UTT AMIS Strategic Plan. Prior to his engagement in the present position, Simon spent three years as consultant with clients in the banking and financial services industry. He also spent seven years with CRDB Bank as director of treasury responsible for matters related to investments, money market, foreign exchange, and capital market products. He previously worked with PricewaterhouseCoopers as an auditor. Simon holds an MBA from IMD, a business school based in Lausanne, Switzerland. Simon also holds a Bachelor of Commerce with honours from the University of Dar es Salaam, a CPA (T) by the National Board of Accountants and Auditors, an ACI Dealing Certificate and a Certificate for Stockbrokers and Dealers by the Capital Markets and Securities Authority.Over the years, Simon has attended short courses and seminars in Tanzania and abroad on various subjects including financial management, risk management, corporate governance, trade finance, cost management, banking regulations and strategic planning. He is a currently a chartered financial analyst (CFA) candidate.
Ms. Sophia Mgaya is an Acting Director of Information and Communication Technology (ICT). She is responsible with managing the directorate of ICT which includes: formulating and reviewing for Board’s approval ICT Policies and Guidelines and then overseeing enforcement; formulating ICT Strategy and aligning ICT to business priorities; automating UTT AMIS business processes; maintaining ICT systems and infrastructure including information security. She joined UTT in 2007 and played a key role in administration of the core business system (Investor Services system) and therefore contributing immensely in attainment of UTT AMIS strategic objectives; automation of fund accounting and investment; and, management of various projects like the mobile money facility. Previously, Sophia worked for Ministry of Lands and Tanzania Posts. She holds a Masters Degree in Business Administration from Eastern and Southern African Management Institute (ESAMI), Post Graduate Diploma in Scientific Computing from University of Dar Es Salaam, and Advanced Diploma in Information Technology from the Institute of Finance Management
Issa is the Director of Operationsof UTT AMIS responsible for all matters related to investor services. He is an expert in operations for financial service businesses having spent seven years in different positions in the banking industry particularly in treasury operations. Prior to joining UTT in 2007, Issa was Credit Manager Administration at African Banking Corporation Tanzania Limited. Since joining UTT, he has spearheaded smooth and effective running of investor services unit that include a Front Office, Back Office and Call Centre. He is the key person in day to day operational matters such as unit sales, redemption of units, transfer of units, switching of units between schemes, payment of income distribution, unit capital reconciliation and other investor services. Issa holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Statistics from the University of Dar es Salaam and Master of Science degree in Finance from University of Strathclyde.
Daudi is Director of Marketing and Public Relations for UTT AMIS. He is responsible for planning, development and implementation of organization’s marketing strategies, communications, and public relations activities. He oversees development and implementation of support material and services for marketing, communications and public relations. Directs efforts related to marketing, communications and public relations for staff and coordinates at strategic level with other functions in the Organization. He joined Unit Trust of Tanzania as a Director of Marketing and Public Relations in March 2013.Daudi has previously worked with Tanzania Bureau of Standards, DHL Tanzania and Nation Media Group andProtrade. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce and Management degree and Masters of Business Administration from the University of Dar es Salaam and Mzumbe University respectively. Daudi has gone through various short courses in Sales and Marketing within Tanzania and abroad.
Pamela is Director of Investment Management for UTT AMIS. She plays a key role in initiating dealings in equities and debt securities, monitoring financial markets with a view to identifying opportunities, managing risks and optimising investment returns for the company’s and schemes’ investment portfolios.Previously, Pamela worked with Commercial Bank of Africa as a Treasury Dealerand was mostly involved with handling of transactions in foreign exchange and money markets.Prior to joining Commercial Bank of Africa, Pamela had a stint with one of the leading brokerage houses in Tanzania, Rasilimali Limited.She joined UTT in March 2008 and has been instrumental in positioning UTT AMIS as an effective investment institution in the financial market. Pamela holds a Masters degree from the Eastern and Southern AfricanManagement Institute (ESAMI) and a Bachelor of Commerce with honours from the University of Dar es Salaam. She has also participated in a number of professional certified courses such as ACI Dealing Certificate,Investment Advisor Representative’s Licenseby Capital Markets and Securities Authority,Certification Course for Commodity Exchange Traders and Market Intermediaries, Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA Professional Part 1) and she is currently a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) level II candidate.
Joan is Director of Finance and Administration for UTT AMIS. She is responsible for all matters related to finance, fund accounting, human resources and administration. She joined UTT in 2013 as Principal Finance Officer and was later promoted to Director of Finance and Administration. Previously, Joan worked with Engen Petroleum Tanzania where she spent nine years with five of them at Managerial level.Her last position at Engen was Senior Accountant/Assistant Finance Manager responsible for overseeing all financial aspects of the business. Joan is a Certified Public Accountant - ACPA (T) - by the National Board of Accountants and Auditors. She also holds an Advanced Diploma in Accountancy from the Institute of Finance Management and a Mastersdegree in Business Administration from the Eastern and Southern African Management Institute (ESAMI).She is currently a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) candidate.
Sebastian is Head of Procurement Management Unit responsible for all matters related to procurement. Sebastian is a multidiscipline professional - a Certified Public Accountant (T) and a Certified Procurement and Supplies Professional. He received his Bachelor of Commerce with honours from the University of Dar es Salaam in 1995.Thereafter, he pursued a Diploma in Human Resources, postgraduate diploma in procurement and logistics from the National Institute of Transport. He then studied and was awarded International Certificate in Supply Chain Management, Advanced Certificate in Supply Chain Management and International Diploma in Supply Chain Management both by the International Trade Centre (ITC). He joined UTT as Principal Finance Officer in 2006 from Audit Control and Expertise where he worked as Finance and Administrative Manager. Prior to joining Audit Control and Expertise, Sebastian spent six years with Coopers and Lybrand where he worked as an auditor.He is a currently a chartered financial analyst (CFA) candidate.