AFSIC is believed to be the largest Africa investment event taking place annually outside Africa and has become one of the most important conduits of investment into Africa.
Gerase is a finance expert developed from analyst position to senior management positions in the public and private sectors, with experienced in macroeconomic policy development and implementation.
Since December 2017, he is the Chief Executive of Tanzania’s leading Stock Broker – Orbit Securities Co Ltd.
Gerase served as a Commissioner for Policy Analysis in the Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs in Tanzania for 5 and a half years (2003 – 2009) before joining the President’s Delivery Bureau (PDB) as Director for Planning Research and Development for the country’s Big Results Now programme. He retired in mid- 2016 to join ORBIT, the company he helped found in 1996, and ascended to the current leadership position a year later.
Gerase holds an MSc Finance degree from the University of Strathclyde (Glasgow, Scotland) and a Post Graduate Diploma in Tax Management from the Institute of Finance Management (Dar es Salaam, Tanzania).