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Staff Profile

Mr Galinoma Gahele Lubawa - Lecturer

Area of Expertise

• Financing Strategy • Business Development, Planning, Analysis & Evaluation • Investment Planning • Investment Profile • Financial Modelling • Risk Management Framework/Risk Register • Research methodology • Project Finance • Revenue enhancement plan &

Work Experience

Mr Galinoma Gahele Lubawa is a highly skilled lecturer at IRDP with over 20 years of experience providing solutions as a business and financial analyst. He has a wide range of knowledge in fields such as Public Sector Accounting, Business Research, Data Analysis, Financial Modelling, Strategic Financial Management, Marketing Plan Development, Feasibility Studies, Project Financing, Investment Profiling, Risk Analysis and Management, and Business and Investment Planning. Throughout his career, he has provided consulting services to various organisations, including notable entities such as the Preventing and Combating of Corruption Bureau (PCCB),  Tanzania Enabling Growth through Investment and Enterprise Programme (ENGINE) and the International Executive Service Corps (IESC) of the USA, as well as Geita Gold Mining Limited (GGM), Raphael Group Limited-Mbeya, Kibaigwa International Market (Ltd), Dodoma Urban Water Supply and Sanitation Authority (DUWASA), Arusha Urban Water Supply and Sanitation Authority (AUWSA), Cereals and Other Produce Board of Tanzania (CPB), Kilimanjaro Clinical Research Institute (KCRI), the Good Samaritan Foundation, and the University of Dodoma (UDOM). Mr Lubawa served as a consultant in developing Investment Profiles, Opportunities and Promotion Strategies, as well as Revenue Enhancement and Monitoring and Evaluation Plans for several Local Government Authorities in Tanzania, including Geita Town Council, Iringa Municipal Council, Kyela District Council, Kilosa District Council, Wete Town Council, Chake-Chake Town Council, and Morogoro and Iringa Municipal Councils. Mr Lubawa was instrumental in the recent pre-feasibility study for PPP projects at the University of Dodoma in 2024. His contributions played a crucial role in the preliminary financial models for four developed PPP projects. Furthermore, he conducts feasibility studies for 12 significant investment projects jointly with the Morogoro Municipal Council (MMC).

Professional Skills

Mr. Lubawa has gained a wealth of expertise and knowledge in various fields, including:

  • Extensive Proficiency in Financial Modelling: developing financial models for various projects, including those in the manufacturing, agriculture, and construction sectors, including bus terminals, malls, hotels, and truck parking facilities.
  • Financial Strategy Architecting: Plenty of experience in crafting financing strategies tailored to different organisations and projects, including government initiatives and strategic programmes.
  • Strategic Business Planning: Skilled in creating business plans with accurate financial projections for various purposes, including launching small and large-scale ventures, creating bankable agricultural projects, expanding existing enterprises, and creating business plans for water authorities in rural and urban areas.
  • Feasibility Study: He holds extensive expertise in conducting feasibility studies for agricultural projects, livestock ventures, industrial startups, business launches, drafting strategic projects for local governments, and Public-Private Partnership (PPP) initiatives.
  • Investment Profile: Extensive experience crafting robust investment profiles tailored for Local Government Authorities (LGAs), including Town Councils, Municipal Councils, and Cities.
  • Revenue enhancement planning for LGAs & resource mobilisation: Experienced in revenue enhancement planning and resource mobilisation for Local Government Authorities (LGAs). Demonstrates expertise in devising and implementing strategies to optimise revenue streams, ensuring sustainable financial growth. Skilled in conducting thorough assessments of revenue potential and implementing innovative approaches for maximum collection. Proven track record of successful resource mobilisation, securing funding from diverse sources to support LGA initiatives. Proficient in fostering partnerships to leverage resources and enhance financial sustainability. I am committed to driving impactful outcomes through tailored revenue enhancement and resource mobilisation strategies to meet LGA needs.
  • Risk management: Profile: Experienced in risk management, skilled in identifying, assessing, and mitigating risks across diverse projects and organisations. Proficient in developing comprehensive risk management frameworks and procedures, prioritising mitigation efforts, and implementing effective risk management strategies. Offers valuable guidance to enhance organisational resilience and minimise adverse impacts. I am committed to staying updated with industry best practices and regulatory requirements to refine risk management frameworks and adapt to changing circumstances continuously.
  • Research Methodology: An experienced research professional with a wealth of knowledge in conducting qualitative and quantitative research. Skilled in developing research methodologies, gathering and evaluating data, and interpreting results. Possesses a solid publishing record, having had papers published in international journals and contributed to book chapters. Exhibits proficiency in data management and analysis through the use of software like STATA, SPSS, and Smart-PLS.

Research and academic Interests

A proficient researcher primarily interested in promoting wealth creation through family business, small business development, financial management, business and investment planning, and entrepreneurship. Lubawa has made valuable contributions to academia, with authorship of book chapters for prestigious publishers like IGI Global, Springer International, and Degruyter.