Sirili Akko: CEO (Chief Executive Officer)

Mr. Akko joined TATO in 2010 from World Vision Tanzania where he was working as a project accountant. He holds solid training in Private Sector Development, Finance, and Business Management.

Being the CEO he is charged with the role of being head of TATO managememt which is an executive arm of the association and is responsible to among other things, develop and crafting advocacy strategies, spearhead negotiations, and representing the association in various platforms. More importantly, his key role is to support The Board to discharge its role to serve the members and industry at large.

He is the proud Rotarian and is serving on Boards of community non-governmental organizations and Tourism sustainability organizations both within the Country and abroad.



Michael Mollel: TATO Administrative Assistant.

Michael Mollel joined TATO in October 1993 and  he has passion for office activities.

Michael is responsible for supporting all TATO staff in their day to day activities, banking, cleanliness, filing of the office documents and purchase of office stationery. He is also responsible for following up of the business licenses and other tourism licenses for membership.

He is the most experienced TATO staff in his line of work and as such has offered unrivaled quality on his work. He has passion and love for tourism sector. Before joining TATO he worked for Bonnite Bottlers ltd Arusha, and Perfect Printers ltd. Michael, attended various courses on tourism and office management to complement his extensive experience.



Emmy Kimaro: Public Relations Officer

Emmy Kimaro holds a BA in Public Relations and Marketing from St Augustine University of Tanzania (SAUT) Mwanza campus. She joined TATO late in 2016 as a Public Relations Officer (PRO).

She acquainted herself with the media fraternity and built her local, regional and international network with journalists after her internship stints with the country’s leading print and digital media house — Mwananchi Communication Limited, Media Horizon Agency and Habari Maalum College where she produced some journals.

With tourism passion at heart, Ms Kimaro provides TATO with a wider opportunity for engaging the media in the promotion of the multi-billion-dollar industry in and outside Tanzania.

Twitter: @tatooffice
Land Tel: +255-27-2545208
Mob: +255-744-777444


Jumapili Magotto Chenga: Project Coordinator.

Jumapili Magotto Chenga holds a BSc degree (Hons) in Wildlife Science and Conservation from the University of Dar es Salaam. He also holds a Certificate and Diploma in Wildlife Management from the College of African Wildlife Management, Mweka in Moshi. He’s well versed with wildlife management related issues including wildlife ecology and management of human-wildlife conflicts. He worked for fifteen years with Tanzania National Parks rising from the ranks as a Park Ranger and Guide through to a Park Warden level where he headed Community Conservation Services and Protection Departments.

He left TANAPA in 2008 to join an international illegal wildlife trade monitoring network – TRAFFIC as a Programme Officer for TRAFFIC East/Southern Africa office in Dar es Salaam. TRAFFIC is a joint program of WWF and IUCN. He spent 7 years with TRAFFIC as a focal point for cross-border timber and wildlife products trade.

Jumapili then joined Tanzania Natural Resource Forum (TNRF) in 2016 as a Project Coordinator for USAID-PROTECT funded project on Engaging Civil Society Organizations and Private Sector in Developing Advocacy Agendas. He left TNRF after two years to join TATO in July 2018 as Project Coordinator for another USAID-PROTECT funded Project on Institution Capacity Building and Scale-up of TATO.



Mr. M.A. Nunes,
Managing Director,
Wildersun Safaris & Tours (T) Ltd
P.O. Box 2587

Mr. Mohamed A. Nathani,
Managing Director
Takims Holidays Tours & Safaris Ltd

Mr. Firoz Dharamshi
Managing Director,
Simba safaris Ltd
P.O. Box 1207

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