Jagjit Singh Biography
Mr. Jagjit Singh is a multi-skilled person and possess over 20 years’ of cross functional experience of working at senior level positions in the areas of: Banking & Finance, Capital Markets Operations, Fund Raising, Treasury Management, Fund Accounting, Operations Management, Risk Management, Design of innovative Financial Products, Managing High Volume Financial Transactions, Business Development, Project Finance, preparation of Corporate Governance Documents, and Business Turnaround Specialist.
Prior to joining Mwanga Hakika Microfinance Bank Limited as Managing Director, Mr. Singh worked with Unit Trust of Tanzania [UTT] and its group companies. During his stint with UTT, Mr. Singh played a pivotal role in making Unit Trust of Tanzania as a household name in the country. Additionally, Mr. Singh was instrumental in spearheading the Organization restructuring exercise at UTT, which culminated into formation of three different companies’ viz. UTT Asset Management & Investor Services Plc., UTT Projects & Infrastructure Development Plc and UTT Microfinance Plc.
Mr. Singh holds a Master degree in Business Administration [MBA – Finance] and a bachelor degree in BA-Economics. In India, among other companies Mr. Singh worked with a renowned financial services company promoted by the then India’s largest mutual fund i.e. Unit Trust of India.
Mr. Singh is also a prolific writer, as his weekly column on “Money Matters” [published in the newspaper – Daily News] is quite popular in Tanzania.