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About ACET

The Association of Consulting Engineers Tanzania (ACET) is a non-profit organization established in 1985 to promote the practice of consulting engineering in Tanzania with a focus on professional ethics and business integrity. With a membership comprising over 180 local professionals and firms, ACET represents a diverse range of engineering disciplines, including civil, structural, electrical, mechanical, and environmental engineering. As a member of the International Federation of Consulting Engineers (FIDIC) since 1986, ACET aligns itself with global standards and best practices in the consulting engineering industry.

ACET’s mission is to advance consultancy engineering services in Tanzania while upholding professional standards and ethical principles. Through collective leadership, representation, and collaboration with stakeholders, ACET aims to shape policies, guidelines, and standards that enhance the quality and efficiency of engineering consultancy services. The organization provides its members with access to training programs, networking opportunities, and resources to support their professional development and competitiveness in the industry. With a commitment to excellence and integrity, ACET continues to play a vital role in advancing the consulting engineering profession in Tanzania and beyond.

Welcome note from the President of ACET

Dear Esteemed Visitors,
It is with great pleasure and pride that I welcome you to the official website of the Association of Consulting Engineers Tanzania (ACET). As the President of ACET, I am honored to extend a warm greeting to all engineers, professionals, stakeholders, and everyone who have chosen to explore our online platform. Here, you will discover a wealth of information about our organization, its mission, values, and the opportunities we offer to both experienced experts and emerging talents in the field of consulting engineering. At ACET, we are committed to promoting excellence, professionalism, and ethical conduct in the practice of consulting engineering across Tanzania and beyond. Through this website, we aim to foster a vibrant community of engineers, facilitate knowledge-sharing, and provide valuable resources to support your professional growth and development. Whether you are seeking networking opportunities, access to industry insights, or looking to engage with like-minded individuals, ACET is your trusted partner on this journey. Join us, and let’s embark on a collaborative venture towards shaping the future of consulting engineering together.

Eng. Chedi Masambaji
ACET President


The Association of Consulting Engineers Tanzania (ACET) was privileged to prepare the FIDIC Africa Infrastructure Conference 2024 in Dar es Salaam. We gathered to explore innovative solutions that bridge the infrastructure gap across our beloved continent. As consulting engineers, we recognize that resilient, efficient, and sustainable infrastructure is essential for addressing the challenges we face today while safeguarding the needs of future generations.

This conference provides a platform for stakeholders to share knowledge, foster collaboration, and chart the course for engineering excellence. Together, we’ll discuss industry trends, inclusive industrialization, and the role of innovation in achieving the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 9. Let’s build a brighter future through transformative solutions and enduring partnerships.



Future Leaders Program

The ACET Future Leaders Forum (AFLF), formerly known as the Young Professionals Forum (YPF), is a dynamic initiative designed to recognize and empower the next generation of leaders in the consulting engineering industry. At ACET, we understand the critical role that young professionals play in shaping the future of our industry and society as a whole. That’s why we are committed to providing a platform for emerging talent to connect, learn, and grow. The AFLF aims to engage and develop young professionals, providing them with opportunities for skill-building, mentorship, and networking. Through a range of local and international activities, we empower our future leaders to become catalysts for positive change and innovation in the consulting engineering field. Whether you’re a recent graduate or a rising star in your field, we invite you to join us on this exciting journey. Together, we can build a brighter future for consulting engineering in Tanzania and beyond. Join the ACET Future Leaders Forum today and be part of a vibrant community of passionate professionals driving change and making a difference.


President of ACET Eng Chedi Masambaji gives a speech during the dinner night Gala at Serena Hotel, FIDIC Africa Infrastructure Conference 2024

Our Services

At ACET, we offer a comprehensive range of services tailored to meet the needs of consulting engineers and engineering consulting firms in Tanzania. From professional development programs and networking opportunities to advocacy and representation, we strive to empower our members to excel in their practice and contribute to the growth and sustainability of the engineering industry.

What makes us standout


Our Mission

To promote the practice of consulting engineering services in Tanzania consistent with professional, ethical, and business integrity.


Our Vision

To be a leading professional business association that promotes excellence and professionalism in consulting engineering services in Africa.


Customer Satisfaction

 We are deeply committed to meeting and exceeding the needs and expectations of our members, partners, and stakeholders


Public Safety

We prioritize the well-being and safety of the communities we serve. We strive to ensure that the infrastructure projects we undertake meet the highest standards of safety and reliability.



We believe in holding ourselves to the highest standards of transparency, responsibility, and ethical conduct in all aspects of our operations.


Integrity and Ethical Conduct

We hold ourselves to the highest standards of honesty, transparency, and accountability in all our professional endeavors.

Governing Council Members

Eng. Chedi N. Masambaji ACET President
Eng. Farida Mawenya ACET Vice President
Eng. Fadhili Ilala
Council Member
Eng. Dr. Richard Mwaipungu COUNCIL MEMBER
Eng. Florence Msambila- Council Member
Eng. Paul Basondole Honorary Treasurer
Eng. Poliect Chuwa Council Member

Our SErvices


Our training programs are strategically designed to enhance the professional competence and marketability of consulting engineers. Through workshops, courses, and capacity-building programs, we offer invaluable opportunities for skill development and knowledge enrichment. Our diverse range of training sessions covers various aspects of engineering practice, ensuring that members stay abreast of the latest advancements and industry standards.


Participate in stakeholder engagements with government agencies, private sector organizations, and other key stakeholders to address challenges and drive positive change within the industry. Collaborate with other industry players, including professional bodies, academic institutions, and international organizations, to advocate for common goals and address shared challenges facing the engineering profession.

Policy Advocacy

ACET advocates for policies that foster transparency, fairness, and accountability in procurement processes, promote the adoption of international best practices in project management and implementation, and encourage investment in infrastructure development. By advocating for the adoption of standardized contracting practices and the enforcement of professional standards, ACET seeks to enhance the quality and efficiency of engineering projects in Tanzania.


Qualification of Membership into ACET depends on the type of membership subscribed for by an individual or firm. There are mainly three (3) types of membership into ACET detailed as follows:

Individual Members

This category is applicable to professionals in practice as Consulting Engineers (individually, bona fide partner, bona fide director, Consultant or Resident Director) of a firm of consulting engineers and must be a registered member of Engineers Registration Board. Possess experience as a Consulting Engineer for a period of not less than three (3) years.

Member Firm

This category is applicable to a local consulting engineering firm registered with the Engineers Registration Board; it must have at least one of its directors, partners, or proprietors as a member of the Association of Consulting Engineers Tanzania. Finally, a firm must be registered officially with the Registrar of Companies and possess a valid business license.

Affiliate Member

This category applies to an Engineer who lives in Tanzania and works in consulting engineering. Must meet all requirements for membership in the Association, with the exception that he is not a partner, consultant, or director in a firm of Consulting Engineers at the time of nomination, and is employed by a firm with at least one bona fide partner or director who is a member of the Association.

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