Mr. Oswald Urassa

Oswald Urassa is the Chief Finance Officer (CFO) of Tanzania Mortgage Refinance Co. Ltd (TMRC). Prior to joining TMRC, he worked as Head of Treasury at NMB for three years. He also worked as Finance and Operations Manager at the Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange (DSE) for nine years as well as Senior Lecturer at the Institute of Finance Management (IFM) for seven years where he also headed the Professional Accountancy Department, the largest academic department based on student enrolment. He has over 20 years’ experience in financial accounting, capital markets, research and banking. Mr. Urassa holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree majoring in Accountancy from the University of Dar es Salaam and Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from University of Birmingham, UK.


He is also Fellow Certified Public Accountant (FCPA) registered by the National Board of Accountants and Auditors of Tanzania (NBAA) as well as Certified Commonwealth Corporate Governance Trainer. Oswald is on the Board of Trustees of GEPF Retirement Benefit Fund, National Board of Accountants and Auditors (NBAA) as well as Tanzania Portland Cement Co. Ltd (TPCC). He is an examiner of the Tanzania Institute of Bankers (TIOB) on Advanced Treasury Management.


Key competencies:

  • Treasury Management
  • Strategic Management
  • Capital Markets operations
  • Financial Analysis and valuation of companies
  • Financial Accounting and Reporting