Ms Martha Lukumay Baare is the IHI Chief Human Resources and Operations Officer. She is in-charge of overall management of Human Resources, Operations and Administration of the Institute. She is a trained HR professional with a Postgraduate Diploma in Human Resource Management and an MBA.
Ms Baare has over 15-year experience in Human Resource Management and Administration. Before joining IHI in 2013, she worked with the PSI/Tanzania as Director of HR and Administration for seven (7) years. She also served in the same organisation as Senior Associate for PSI Global Human Resources Network. She had a successful stint at Vodacom Tanzania.
Martha is a member of various HR bodies, including HRSTA and PAMOJA HR group for USAID funded NGOs and the IIG. Outside Tanzania, she is a member of the HR Directors’ group, the CIPD and Inside NGO.
In addition to her full time work, Martha mentors young HR professionals and provides professional consultation/support to HR colleagues and non-HR practitioners on HR and Administration matters. She is passionate about people and believes everybody can make a difference in an organisation regardless of their position.