Flora Ismail Tibazarwa is a Director at EcoTek (Tanzania) Limited, an advisory firm that navigates its clients in sustainable environmental management and innovation. She brings to the firm more than 20 years of leadership in environmental consultancy, research, and innovation management. She was the Programme Director for the second phase of the Southern African Innovation Support Programme (SAIS) from 2017-2022. She headed the Botany Department of the University of Dar es Salaam for six years (2006–2012) and, was director for Life Sciences at the Tanzania Commission for Research, Science and Technology for four years (2013–2017).
Flora is passionate about sustainable transformation using green and blue solutions and shares this with other international players as the Vice Chair of the Biotechnology Society of Tanzania, a member of the advisory board of the World Bioeconomy Forum and the International Advisory Committee of the Global Bioeconomy Council.