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The United Republic of Tanzania

Vice President's Office


Ms.Mary Ngelela Maganga
Ms. Mary Ngelela Maganga
Permanent Secretary

Ms. Mary Ngelela Maganga has held the position Permanent Secretary in the Vice President's Office since April, 2021. She has held a number of positions in her almost three decades career in Public Service. The positions include Deputy Permanent Secretary responsible for Treasury Services and Commissioner for Budget at the Ministry of Finance and Planning; Director for Research, Policy and Planning; Tax Modernization Programme Manager and Head of Planning Division in the Tanzania Revenue Authority and Senior Economist at the Tanzania Postal Bank.

She served as the Board Member at the Bank of Tanzania, TRA focal person for the IMF Tax Administration Diagnostic Assessment Tool, member of the African Tax Administration Forum Steering Committee and an IMF Short Term Expert in Development of Tax Modernization Strategic Plans in Ethiopia, Ghana, Malawi, Nigeria, Rwanda, Zambia and for Zanzibar Revenue Board.

She holds a Master of Science in Economics from Southern Illinois University (USA) and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of Dar es Salaam.