Nehemiah Mchechu

Mr. Nehemiah Mchechu is currently Director General of the National Housing Corporation (NHC) with a capital base of over USD 1.2billion. He was recruited to this position to undertake the restructuring of the state-owned corporation following his good track record in restructuring companies.

Previously, Mchechu was MD & CEO of Commercial Bank of Africa Tanzania Limited and broke new ground as the youngest CEO within the banking sector in East Africa before his current job. Prior to CBA, Mr. Mchechu worked for Standard Chartered Bank Tanzania Limited, and in his last role, he was an Alternative Director, Head of Global and Co-Head Wholesale Banking. He has also worked for Citibank and Barclays Bank Tanzania Limited.

Mchechu sits on several Boards including KCB Tanzania Limited and Tumaini University. He also serves as a Presidential appointee in two committees under the Tanzania National Business Council where he serves on the Land Development Committee and also on the Public-Private Sector Partnerships. He also serves as a member of the National Economic Task Force Team.

Mchechu has been a catalyst in various Financial and Economic reform activities which includes working in various capacities, as President of ACI- Financial Market Association – Tanzania Chapter and Chairperson of the Tanzania Financial Market Leadership Forum.

He is a Fellow of the second class of the Africa Leadership Initiative-East Africa and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.