Rhoda Mshana

Rhoda Mshana

Rhoda Limbani Mshana, a Tanzanian national, is currently the Chief Energy Sector Regulations Specialist at the African Development Bank, providing support and programming to African countries to establish power sector policies, legislation and regulatory frameworks that ensure sustained commercial viability of the sector. Rhoda has worked with both the public and private sectors in the areas of strategy development, financial management, operations improvement and project management across Africa. Led and executed strategy to develop new business areas and improve corporate performance. Before joining the AfDB, she was a Manager at Deloitte Consulting, where she was instrumental in growing the grants management service line, establishing a team and institutional tools to double the size of the operations across the East African region. She has led and contributed to the publication of the “Electricity Regulatory Index (ERI) for Africa 2018” by the African Development Bank and “Understanding Power Project Financing” by the Africa Legal Support Facility (2016). Outside of her professional experience, Rhoda devotes her personal time on various initiatives and programs in the areas of human rights, gender and sexual rights. She has proudly i) led a group of individual feminists to pioneer the production of the Vagina Monologues in Tanzania; ii) sat as a Board Member on the Tanzanian NGO, Femina HIP, and iii) been nominated as Freedom House Fellow. Rhoda has a Masters in Economics from the University of London, UK (2000), and a Bachelors in Business Administration with a triple major in Economics, Marketing and International Business from Creighton University, Nebraska, USA (1999).