TNRF is excited to welcome a new Executive Director to our team. Esther Yamat brings a wealth of valuable senior management and strategic development experience to TNRF, having held a number of senior positions in both the public and private sector in Tanzania.
"Joining TNRF is an exciting step for me in my career," explains Mrs. Yamat. "It is allowing me an opportunity to link my past experiences to my passion - of seeing real change and empowering people. TNRF seeks to strengthen citizens' voices, while also addressing issues of governance, accountability and equality in the natural resource sector. I look forward to being part of this change."
Mrs. Yamat is joining us from her most recent post as General Manager of FAIDA Market Link Company, a non-profit company that works with small-holder farmers through capacity building initiatives, organizational development, business training, contract farming as well as linking them to markets.
Prior to that, Mrs. Yamat served as the Community Investment Manager and Sustainability Manager for Barrick Gold Tanzania, one of the world's leading gold mining companies. She has a MBA in strategic management, and a bachelors in business administration.