Born in 1952 at Mbanga, Thomas Ejake Mbonda is a native of the Mungo Division in the Littoral Region of the Republic of Cameroon.

Prior to his appointment to the Electoral Board, this retired Senior Civil Administrator, super-scale, had held the following key positions:

  • Service Head in charge of Civil Liberties at the Ministry of Territorial Administration, from 1982 to 1983;
  • First Assistant Senior Divisional Officer for the Océan Division in Kribi, from 1983 to 1988;
  • Sub-Divisional Officer for Zoetélé, from 1988 to 1992;
  • Secretary General of the North-West Province, 1992;
  • Director of Regional and Local Authorities at the Ministry of Territorial Administration, from 1992 to 1993,
  • Senior Divisional Officer for Mbam et Inoubou in Bafia, from 1993 to 1998;
  • Senior Divisional Officer for Logone et Chari in Kousseri, from 1998 to 2000;
  • Senior Divisional Officer for Sanaga Maritime in Edea, from 2000 to 2001;
  • Governor of the Centre Province in Yaounde, from 2001 to 2003;
  • Governor of the South-West Province in Buea;
  • Inspector General at the Ministry of Territorial Administration and Decentralisation from 2005 to 2007.

MrThomas Ejake Mbonda is Commander of the National Order and Valour.

On January 29, 2009, he took the following oath of office before the Constitutional Council: “I swear to fully and faithfully discharge my duties and to exercise my office without fear or favour in accordance with the Constitution and laws in force, to ensure the confidentiality of proceedings and votes, to abstain from taking public positions and to decline any consultation on matters falling within the purview of Elections Cameroon.”