Mayor of Dodoma, Tanzania
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Prof Davis George Mwamfupe was born on 27 September 1956 and serves as Lord Mayor of the city of Dodoma, Tanzania.
He is a Professor at Dodoma University, receiving his PhD from the University of Glasgow. He also served at the University of Dar es Salaam from 2005-2008.
He was appointed as a Councillor on 23 June 2017. Soon after, on 20 July 2017, he was officially elected as the Mayor of Dodoma. He is a member of the CCM, the dominant party of Tanzania.
Upon his election, he promised to provide firm leadership that will ensure efficiency and diligence in the municipality.
Prof Mwamfupe made sure to inform the other Councillors that his professorship doesn’t mean he knows everything, and welcomes input from other Councillors, inviting inclusive leadership.