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Who Is Phillip Mpango

Dr Philip Mpango

Dr. Philip Isdor Mpango (born July 14, 1957) is the current Vice President of the United Republic of Tanzania, and former Minister of Finance of Tanzania, in office since March 2015.

Mpango previously held positions as the acting commissioner general of the Tanzania Revenue Authority (TRA), the executive secretary in the President’s Office (Planning Commission), the deputy permanent secretary at the Ministry of Finance & Economic Affairs, the personal assistant to the president (economic affairs), the head of the President’s Economic Advisory Unit, and as senior economist for the World Bank.

Other Positions He’s Held

  • African Development Bank (AfDB), ex officio member of the board of governors (since 2015)
  • East African Development Bank (EADB), ex officio member of the governing council (since 2015)
  • Joint World Bank-IMF Development Committee, member
  • Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA), World Bank Group, ex officio member of the board of governors (since 2015)
  • World Bank, ex officio member of the board of governors (since 2015)
  • Trade and Development Bank, ex officio member of the board of governors (since 2015)

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