Hon Stephen Julius Masele

Deputy Minister for Energy and Minerals

United Republic of Tanzania


H.E President Kikwete appointed Hon Masele to the position of Deputy Minister in May 2012. In this capacity, he advises the President on minerals issues, ensuring that mineral resources is advanced at all levels of mining. Prior to his appointment, he served as the Tanzanian representative to the Pan African Parliament and was also a Tanzanian representative to the Inter-Parliamentary Union based in Genève Switzerland in 2012. He was also a candidate for Vice President and member of the Bureau of Pan African Parliament.

Prior to his career in International politics, he served in the private sector in Banking and telecommunication - namely Standard Chartered Bank, Stanbic Bank and Millicom International Cellular Ltd. He received his B.A in International Relations and Public Administration from University of Dar es Salaam.  He trained at the Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University in Boston USA. He has served as a Member of Parliament committee for Public Account since 2010.

Hon. Stephen Julius Masele