Mustafa Haidi Makunganya Mkulo

Minister of Finance, Tanzania

Hon. Mkulo started off his career in 1973 in the Tanzanian National Development Cooperation, gradually rising up the ranks to the position of Financial Controller in 1980 and on to the position of Director of Planning and Finance during the period 1980 to 1982. He was thereafter appointed Treasury Registrar in the Ministry of Finance until 1985 when he was reassigned to the post of Director of Operations until the year 1987. His skills were then applied to the position of Director General of the Tanzanian National Social Security Finance until the year 2006, when he moved to hold the post of Deputy Minister, and then Minister of Finance and Economic Affairs, a position he holds to date.