Lina has over 20 years of experience in audit and assurance services having handled clients in various sectors including banking, insurance, donor funded projects, public sector, manufacturing, industrial and trading. Over the last 5 years, she has acquired extensive experience in direct and indirect taxation in Tanzania. She has also undergone training of USAID Audits of Non – US Organisations.
In the context of taxation, Lina has undergone training in international taxation and transfer pricing and has handled a large number of tax audits and investigations with the revenue authorities.
In addition to her extensive experience in audit and taxation, Lina has also handled various transaction advisory & corporate finance, risk advisory and business consulting engagements, financial and tax due diligence, developing project feasibility studies; and corporate restructuring.
Lina has also been involved in the preparation of accountants’ reports for inclusion in prospectuses of companies issuing shares and bonds to the public including Jubilee Insurance Tanzania Ltd, Diamond Trust Bank Tanzania Ltd, Barclays Bank Tanzania Ltd and Nation Media.
She is currently a member of:
- National Board of Accountants and Auditors of Tanzania (NBAA)
- The Institute of Certified Public Accountant of Kenya (ICPAK)
She is also on the NBAA technical committee and holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Finance Management from the Institute of Finance Management and a Bachelor of Commerce degree.
Previously, she worked with PricewaterhouseCoopers and its predecessor firms for 14 years (2 of which were in the United Kingdom). In addition to managing an audit portfolio of multinational clients, Lina was in charge of the technical department at PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Lina is fond of reading, swimming and traveling.