Doxa MbapilaHead of Legal and Company Secretary at National Bank of Commerce Limited
Doxa has spent over executive positions in the banking sector having held the position of Head of the Legal Department and served as the Company Secretary on the boards of National Bank of Commerce Limited (a part of South Africa’s ABSA Group), Citibank Tanzania Limited (a part of Citigroup), Stanbic Bank Tanzania Limited (a part of the Standard Bank Group of South Africa) and Ecobank Tanzania Limited (a subsidiary of Ecobank Transnational Incorporated). Doxa also worked at BG Tanzania, an oil and gas company which was part of the UK BG Group. Prior to working in house, she was in private practice including working at IMMMA Advocate, a part of the UK based DLA Piper Group.
Doxa is recognized internationally as a leading lawyer having appeared in the Legal 500 General Counsel Powerlist Africa in 2015 and 2017. Doxa is a member of the Commercial Court User Committee and the National Bench-Bar Civil Case Management Committee. She was a member of the Tanzania Bankers Association’s Legal Committee since 2012 including having a stint as a Chairperson of the Committee from Jan 2014 – March 2016.
She holds a Bachelor of Arts Honour in Law from Carleton University, Canada, an LLB Honours in Law from Cardiff University in UK and an LLM in International Economic Law from Warwick University in UK.