Donath Olomi

  • Chief Executive Officer
  • Institute of Management and Entrepreneurship Development



Dr. Donath R.Olomi is the Chief Executive Officer of the Institute of Management and Entrepreneurship Development. He was a Senior Lecturer and Director of the University of Dar es Salaam Entrepreneurship Centre ( until 2009 when he co-founded IMED to pioneer education and training that is responsive to current and future needs of society. Dr. Olomi’s main area of expertise is entrepreneurship and private sector development. He has extensive experience as an entrepreneur, academic, consultant and manager. Within IMED, the main focus is on development of frameworks, methods and materials that build capacity of individuals and organizations to be more self directing, result oriented and transformative. Besides Tanzania, he has worked in Botswana, DRC, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Sudan and Uganda. He sits on the boards of various organizations, including MKURABITA, SELF Project, CSDI, Banana Investments Ltd, African Microfinance Limited, and Whitemark Hotels Ltd.