Santina M. Benson is the Executive Director of the CEO Roundtable of Tanzania (CEOrt).
The CEOrt brings together 150 CEOs of leading companies in Tanzania and provides a platform for regular engagement with government and key stakeholders, with a view of creating a more conducive environment for business to prosper and for the country’s sustainable economic development.
During her time with the CEO Roundtable, Ms. Benson has led key
initiatives including spearheading the organisation’s Ethical Leadership
agenda through the establishment of the National Integrity Pledge as
part of Tanzania’s National Anti-Corruption campaign in collaboration
with the Government of Tanzania
through the Ethics Secretariat. She was also responsible for coordinating the ground-breaking Presidential Aspirants’ Debate initiative, which aimed to increase public awareness on the key issues of governance and rule of law.
Prior to her role with the CEO Roundtable of Tanzania, she held senior positions at various multi-national corporations within the Telecoms, ICT and Financial sectors. Her experience includes Programme Management, Strategic Planning, Team Building and Business Development.
In addition to her role as Executive Director of the CEOrt, Ms. Benson serves as a Non-Executive Director of KCB Bank Tanzania Limited and also sits on the Advisory Board of Strathmore Business School Tanzania Leadership Academy, providing strategic guidance on the transformation of leaders within the region.
Ms. Benson previously served as a Steering Committee member of the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) Tanzania Chapter.
Santina Benson graduated with a Masters Degree in Management from Caldwell University, New Jersey.