Eng. Modestus M. Lumato
Eng. Modestus Martin Lumato was appointed as the Director General of the Energy and Water Utilities Regulatory Authority on 20th May 2022; taking over after Mr. Felix Ngamlagosi who served the Authority until June 2017, and Mr. Haruna Masebu (the founding DG).
Eng. Lumato has more than 20 years working experience in chemical and process engineering, natural gas and oil processes.
Eng. Lumato attended the University of Dar es Salaam for a Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical and Process Engineering. He later pursued Masters of Science in Petroleum Engineering at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology in Norway. He has also attended various professional courses.
Until his appointment, Eng. Lumato was serving as the Development and Production Manager, at the Tanzania Petroleum Development Corporation (TPDC) supervising all projects on productions of oil and natural gas activities.
He has also performed various management roles as the Production Manager at the TPDC as the Executive Director of the Petroleum Bulk Procurement Agency (PBPA).
He also worked as the Principal Engineer at the TPDC, dealing with exploration and processing of natural gas and oil and with the Ministry of Energy, providing laboratory services at the Geological Survey Tanzania.
Eng. Lumato is a member of the International Society of Petroleum Engineering, Institution of Engineers of Tanzania and registered with Engineers Registration Board of Tanzania.
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