Country: Tanzania, United Republic of
Dr. Neema Kiure Mssusa joined the International Public Sector Accounting Standards Board (IPSASB) in January 2018. In 2016 and 2017, she served as a member of IPSASB Consultative Advisory Group.
Dr. Neema has been the team leader in the International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS) implementation project for the Government of Tanzania since 2008. She has assisted the Tanzania Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs), Local Government Authorities and other Public Sector Entities on IPSAS implementation projects. Tanzania started complying with accrual based IPSAS during the year ended 30 June 2013. Thereafter, she has been working closely with the National Board of Accountants and Auditors (NBAA) and Accountant General’s Department to ensure that IPSAS updates are implemented effectively.
Dr. Neema is an Assurance Partner at Ernst & Young, Tanzania, where she serves several Tanzanian private and public sector entities. She was the Vice Chairperson of the NBAA from June 2018 to May 2021, and the current Chairperson of Tanzania Association of Women Accountants (TAWCA). She is also a member of the Interim Academic Advisory Committee (IAAC) of the African Professionalisation Initiative (API).
Her Technical Advisor is Williard Kalulu.