As the Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Minerals, I am responsible for overseeing the implementation of policies, strategies, and programs that promote the sustainable development of the mineral sector in Tanzania. I have a master's degree in oil and gas enterprise management from the University of Aberdeen, and a bachelor's degree in business and management from De Montfort University. With experience in the energy and tobacco industries, I have developed strong skills in logistics management, supply chain management, and integrated supply chain management. I have also led and supported multiple projects and initiatives that enhanced the efficiency, effectiveness, and transparency of procurement processes and systems. My core competencies include strategic planning, stakeholder engagement, policy analysis, and leadership. I am passionate about fostering collaboration and innovation in the mineral sector, and contributing to the national vision of industrialization and economic transformation.