Kato Kabaka received his BSc in Geology in 1983 and MSc in Applied Geology in 1991 both from the University of Dar es Salaam (UDSM), Tanzania. He obtained a Diploma in Engineering geology from Imperial College, London in 1995, MSc Engineering Geology from the University of London in 1996, and MBA from Business School in the University of Dar es Salaam in 2006. Kato Kabaka is employed by the Tanzania Geothermal Development Company, Ltd (TGDC) in Tanzania. He held the position of the Director for Business Development at TGDC from 2014 to 2016 and Acting General Manager from 2016 to 2017. Presently, he is the General Manager and CEO of TGDC. He has been involved in exploration planning of several volcano-based and fault-based geothermal systems in Tanzania. His areas of interest include geothermal project planning, financing, and direct use applications of geothermal energy.