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Mr. Simon Fundi Sayore. Msc., FCCA, FCPA
MSc, FCCA, FCPA
Chairman and Managing Partner (CMP)

EDUCATION PROFILE

  • Undertook professional accountancy studies in London and completed ACCA examinations in June 1974;
  • Admitted to membership of ACCA in 1977, and advanced to Fellowship in 1980;
  • Obtained a Master of Science in Financial Studies degree at the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow in 1980;
  • Attended a lot of courses at different times in the areas of general management, public enterprise management, marketing, public relations, utility regulation, etc. at the University of London, Harvard University, the Irish Management Institute, Florida University, Michigan State University, IP3 Washington, among others;
  • Carried out research in 1987 for the United Nations on Training of Accountants and Auditors for the Public Sector in Tanzania;
  • Carried out research on Japanese Enterprise Management - Lessons for Tanzanian Enterprises, at Hitotsubashi University, Tokyo in 1988/89.

PROFESSIONAL AND CAREER PROFILE

  • Worked in the areas of audit, financial, taxation, and management consultancy at the Tanzania Audit Corporation (then a state professional audit firm) from 1974 to 2003, rising from the rank of a state auditor (audit senior) in 1974 to Director General (Chief Executive Officer) from 1988 to 2003 when the corporation was privatized through a Management & Employee Buy-Out (MEBO);
  • Became the Chairman and Managing Partner of the successor to Tanzania Audit Corporation (TAC Associates - Certified Public Accountants) from 2003 to date;
  • Has been a member of various technical task forces formed by the government, (including the establishment of Tanzania Railways Corporation in 1977)
  • Has been Examiner (setter and moderator) of NBAA professional examinations in Auditing and Investigations (1981 - 1988).
  • Has been External Examiner - Dept. of Accounting of the Faculty of Commerce & Management, University of Dar es Salaam, for three years, 1983/84 to 1985/86.
  • Has been a board member of various institutions of learning in Tanzania, including, the Institute of Finance Management, the Institute of Accountancy Arusha, the Faculty of Commerce at the University of Dar es Salaam;
  • Has been a member and chairman of various committees of the National Board of Accountants and Auditors (NBAA) from 1981; a member of the Governing Board of NBAA from 1993, and Chairman (NBAA) from 2001 to-2007;
  • Has been a member of the Board of Trustees of the Loans and Advances Realisation Trust (LART) from 1993 and its Vice-Chairman from 1996 to 1999.
  • Has been a Commissioner of the Presidential Parastatal Sector Reform Commission (PSRC) from 2000 and Vice Chairman of the Commission from 2003 to 2007;
  • Has been Chairman of the Board of Directors, Energy and Water Utilities Regulatory Authority (EWURA), from June 2006 to June 2015.
  • Has been a member of the Audit Committee of the Tanzania Education Authority from 2012 to date.


OTHERS

  • Married with five children.
  • Plays squash and golf.

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