The Secretariat conducts the day to day activities of the Forum and is headed by the Chief Executive Officer and also consist of such other staff as the Governing Council shall by Regulations prescribe. The Chief Executive Officer ensures that all official documents and records of the Forum are safely and properly kept, and shall submit quarterly reports on the activities of the Secretariat to the Governing Council.


Martha Makenge is the Ag. Chief Executive Officer / Programmes Coordinator.

Masters in Law (Huma Rights) University of Cape Town

Bachelor of Law University of Dar – es Salaam

9 years experience working with CSOs in East Africa

Lilian Alexi

Lilian Alex is the Programmes Assistant

Bachelor of Law – International Law ( University of Iringa)

Patrick Moshi

Patrick Moshi is the Communication Officer

Post Graduate Certificate in International Trade Policy and Trade Law (Trade Policy Training Center in Africa )

Bachelor Degree of Business and Information Technology (Strathmore University)

Alpha Accountant

Alphael Nyaikoba manages the Finance and Accounts Department

Certified Public Accountant   CPA-T     

Bachelor Degree in Accounting and Finance  from  Moshi University College of Cooperative and Business
Studies (MUCCoBS)