Mr. Samuel B. Mlay

Executive Director

  • Company:Tanganyika Christian Refugee Service
  • Group:Board Of Trustees, HQ Staff

Mr. Samuel B. Mlay

Executive Director

Samuel is a Tanzanian professional with a wide range of expertise in programme¬†management, international business, and managerial disciplines. Samuel has developed into a versatile and highly sought-after leader in his field thanks to his strong educational background, which includes a Bachelor’s degree and postgraduate qualifications from prestigious universities like Bradford University in the UK, Amity University in India, and the University of Dar es Salaam.

Samuel has led numerous companies through times of development and expansion in his capacity as an experienced managing director, executive director, and managing partner.

He has a talent for starting new companies and leading company growth programmes in addition to putting strategic marketing plans into action and managing operations in a variety of industries. His expertise in project and programme management is demonstrated by his ability to guarantee the prompt completion of projects in industries like construction and telecommunications while upholding quality standards.

Samuel has worked as a Country Representative for organizations throughout his career, representing them not only in Tanzania but also in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Malawi, Zimbabwe, Egypt, and other nations. He has played a key role in advancing corporate development in designated zones and cultivating strategic alliances in these responsibilities. Samuel’s foundational duties, where he contributed to the effectiveness of organizational operations and gave crucial support, have demonstrated his administrative prowess.

Beyond his accomplishments in the workplace, Samuel is known for his strong interpersonal abilities and dynamic leadership style. He interacts with a wide range of stakeholders in an effective manner and performs best in cooperative team settings. He can easily handle obstacles and produce excellent outcomes even under duress thanks to his proactive and solution-focused approach.

Moreover, Samuel’s leadership abilities surpass the boardroom, as he has occupied multiple roles in organizations including the University Students Christian Fellowship (USCF), Tanzania Students Christian Fellowship (TSCF), and Christian Council of Tanzania (CCT). Additionally, he has advocated for Tanzanian youth in international fora, helping to advance efforts at peace and reconciliation throughout the Horn of Africa and the Great Lakes.

He gives a worldwide perspective to his professional endeavors thanks to his vast travels and abundance of foreign exposure. His success is based on his adaptability, integrity, and motivation, which makes him an invaluable asset at TCRS.