Jerry is a seasoned Human Resources professional, driven by a passion for learning and development. With many years of industry experience as well as an extensive and diverse education, he’s delighted to be assuming the role of Wilderness HR Officer for the region.

Born and raised in the Arusha region of Tanzania, Jerry completed his secondary education in Kilimanjaro and Arusha. His academic journey commenced at Mzumbe University in Morogoro, Tanzania, where he earned a Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management in 2013. From there he pursued a Master’s Degree in Science of Leadership and Governance at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology’s Juja Campus, Kenya. After his studies, he joined Asilia Africa as Human Resources Administrator, and was later promoted to Human Resources and Payroll Administrator, where he worked for eight years.

His varied experience includes managing HR functions such as recruitment, staff logistics, performance appraisals, payroll, and employee relations. During his tenure, Jerry developed a profound understanding of people, cultures, and challenges, building trust with employees and ensuring HR practices aligned with company policies.

In December 2023, Jerry transitioned to Wilderness as Human Resources Officer for Tanzania, bringing his wealth of knowledge and an overriding passion to create a positive and productive work environment, balancing the needs of both employees and the organisation.

Jerry is excited to contribute to the Wilderness family, fostering growth and excellence in our operations across Southern and East Africa. His commitment to continual improvement and dedication to upholding company values make him an invaluable asset to the team.