Prof Faustine Karrani BeeBoard Member
Prof Faustine Karrani Bee has been a Professor in Development Studies at Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA) since August 2022. From March 2019 to July 2022, Prof Bee served as Professor in Development Studies and also as Vice Chancellor at the University of Dodoma (UDOM). Before his appointment at UDOM, he was the Vice-Chancellor at the Moshi Co-operative University (MoCU), where he was also a Professor in Development Economics.
Prof. Bee was first employed as a Tutor by the then Co-operative College Moshi in 1988 and became a lecturer in 1993. In 2004 the Co-operative College Moshi was transformed into the Moshi University College of Co-operative and Business Studies (MUCCoBS), a Constituent University College of the Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA), where Professor Bee rose through the academic ranks to the position of a Professor. Between 2007 and 2010 Prof Bee was appointed to the position of Deputy Principal (Academics) and later Principal at MUCCoBS, which was later transformed into MoCU in 2014.
Prof. Bee holds a Doctorate and a master’s degree in development studies, as well as a bachelor’s degree in economics. He was a Visiting Research Fellow at the Institute of Developing Economies in Tokyo, Japan between 1995 and 1996 and has published widely in his field.
Prof. Bee represents the CRDB Bank Board on the KCBL Board, where CRDB has a strategic interest.
Prof. Bee served on the Board of CRDB Bank from 2018 to 2021 and was re-elected for a second term (2021 – 2024).
He is a member of the CRDB Bank Credit Committee and the Governance, Nomination, and Human Resource Committee.