Benno Ndulu

  • Former Governor
  • Bank of Tanzania



Prof Benno Ndulu was a Senior Advisor at the IGC. He was the Governor of the Central Bank of Tanzania from 2008 to 2018. He started his career at the University of Dar es Salaam in the early 1980s before joining the World Bank as a Lead Economist. He is best known for his involvement in setting up and developing one of the most effective research and training networks in Africa, the African Economic Research Consortium. He received an honorary doctorate from the International Institute of Social Studies (ISS) in The Hague in 1997 recognition of his contributions to Capacity Building and Research on Africa. Following his Ph.D. degree in economics from Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, he taught economics and published widely on growth, adjustment, governance and trade. Prof Ndulu passed away in February 2021.