Professor Benno Ndulu served as the Governor of the Bank of Tanzania from 2008 until 2018.
As a professor at the University of Dar es Salaam in the early 1980s, he led a series of seminars on the economic crisis Tanzania was facing. This work made important contributions to the economic reforms that were implemented in the second half of the 1980s by the second phase government. After this, he worked as a Lead Economist with the Macroeconomic Division of the World Bank for Eastern Africa from the Tanzania Country Office.
He was best known for his involvement in setting up and developing one of the most effective research and training networks in Africa, the African Economic Research Consortium.
Sadly, Prof Ndulu passed away in February 2021.