Dr Cliford J. Ringo is the Head of Department of Support Services in the Directorate of Quality Assurance Mzumbe University since September, 2018.
Dr Ringo studied Advance Diploma in Public Administration (ADPA) at the Mzumbe University (by then called IDM Mzumbe). He later obtained his Master degree in Public Administration from Mzumbe University in 2006. Ringo joined the Mzumbe University in 2008 as Assistant Lecturer and later promoted to a rank of lecturer in 2012. In 2018 he was awarded PhD (Public Administration) from the University of Botswana. Ringo has published several articles in the local and international journals. His main research focus is Governance (both in national, sub-national and corporate levels), Leadership, public policy, citizenship and administrative innovations.
Dr Andwilile Nyalle Mwakibete is the Head of Department – Teaching and Learning since January, 2018.
Dr. Mwakibete a lecturer in Accounting and Finance studied an Advance Diploma in Certified Accounting at the Mzumbe University (MU) by then Institute of Development Management (IDM) Mzumbe. He joined MU teaching staff in 1989 as a Tutorial Assistant. He acquired a Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration and a Masters Degree in International Business from Birmingham University - UK. He later obtained a PhD in Management from Hull University (UK). Dr. Mwakibete majors in Introductory Accounting, Auditing, Public Finance, Taxation and Local government Finance. At the Directorate of Quality Assurance, he is responsible with all quality matters related to Teaching and Learning as elaborated in the MU Quality Assurance Policy and other legal and administrative requirements.
Dr. Lawrencia D. Mushi is the head Department of Research, Consultancy and Outreach Services in the Directorate of Quality Assurance since March 2020. She is a lecturer, researcher and consultant in the School of Public Administration and Management (SOPAM) in the Department of Health Systems Management at Mzumbe University. She holds a bachelor degree of Public Administration in Health Service Management of Mzumbe University in 2005. She later obtained her master’s degree in Urban Management and Development from Institute for Housing and Urban Development Studies (HIS) Erasmus University Rotterdam. In 2015, she was awarded PhD (Doctor of Economic Sciences (Dr. rer. pol) Ernst-Moritz-Arndt Universität Greifswald – Department of Business Administration and Health Management in Germany. She has published both systematic and original research papers focusing on the cost of illness in Low and Middle- Income Countries and many other health related topics.
At the Directorate of Quality Assurance, She is responsible to ensure the quality of the outputs derived from the Research, Publication, and Consultancy Activities as core functions meet the standards prescribed in Policy and Guidelines relevant. She is also responsible for monitoring and advising on the mechanism for Appraisal and Human development Policies as well as a system for recruitment and selection in line with Quality standards.