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Subhash Thakrar

The past Chairman of the London Chamber of Commerce

Stephen Asiimwe

Chief Executive Officer Private Sector Foundation Uganda

Simon Hodson

Chief Executive Officer at Gridworks

Robert Mukiza

Director General Uganda Investment Authority

Richard Burge

Chief Executive of the London Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Prof. Pamela Mbabazi

Chairperson National Planning Authority

Perez Ochieng

Director, SACOMA Foods and Global Innovation

Peace A. Kabunga

Executive Director - Housing Finance Bank

ODREK RWABWOGO

Director, Tomosi’s Farm and Presidential Adviser on Special Tasks

HE Ambassador Nimisha Madhvani

High Commissioner to the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland

Ms Rosemary Kisembo

Executive Director National Identification & Registration Authority (NIRA)

Ms. Proscovia Nabbanja

Chief Executive officer, Uganda National Oil Company

Mrs Nassali Claire Mugabi

Marketing Manager at Uganda Tourism Board

Mrs. Dorothy Kiyimba Kisaka

Executive Director Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA)

MC | Moderator: Edward Katende

Chief Executive Office, Uganda Development Forum

Morrison Rwakakamba

Chairman of the Board of Directors of Uganda Investment Authority.

Matthew Bagonza

Head of Administration at the office of the senior presidential Advisor

Martin Muhangi

Director, Investment Promotion and Business Development, UIA

Martin Muhangi

Director, Investment Promotion and Business Development Department

MAJ. GEN. APOLLO KASIITA-GOWA

Director Citizenship & Immigration Control

Mahamoud Andama

Director Investments, Uganda Development Bank

Amin Mawji OBE

Diplomatic Representative at Aga Khan Development Network

Louis Arinaitwe

Country Director Department for International Trade

Lilly Ajarova

Chief Executive Officer of the Uganda Tourism Board (UTB)

Mrs Patience Tumusiime Rubagumya

Commissioner Legal Services and Board Affairs in Uganda Revenue Authority

Isaac Kahara

Head of Export Finance – East Africa UK Export Finance

Hon. Ruth Ssentamu Nankabirwa

Minister of Energy and Mineral Development

Hon Persis Namuganza

Minister of State for Housing

Hon. Nabakooba Judith Nalule

Minister of Lands, Housing and Urban Development

Hon. Evelyn Anite

Minister of State for Privatization and Investment

Hon.Cecila Ogwal Atim

Woman MP Dokolo District

Gerry Cawley

Director Lagan DOTT Namanve Limited

Hon. F. Ngobi Gume

Minister of State for Trade, Industry and Cooperatives

Lord Dolar Popat

The UK prime minister's trade envoy to Uganda, DRC and Rwanda

Programme Manager | Moderator: Eric Olanya

Programme Manager | Country Director, Gridworks Partners

Eng. Ziria Tibalwa Waako

Chief Executive Officer - Electricity Regulatory Authority

Eng. Ssempebwa Kibuuka Ronald

Executive Assistant To Chief Coordinator, Office Of The President | Operation Wealth Creation

Eng. Kenneth Kaijuka

Chief Executive Officer of National Housing and Construction Company Limited (NHCC)

Eng. David Luyimbazi

Deputy Executive Director, Kampala Capital City Authority

Dr. Emmanuel Iyamulemye Niyibigira

Managing Director, Uganda Coffee Development Authority

Elizabeth Rossiello

Founder and CEO, AZA Finance

Dr. Ibrahim Semaganda

Managing Director of Buildnet

DR. HATWIB MUGASA

ED - National Informational Technology Authority Uganda

Dr. Aminah Zawedde

Permanent Secretary Ministry of ICT and National Guidance

Brenda Katarikawe Opus

Senior Export Marketing Executive, Uganda Export Promotion Board

Andrew Bamanya

Director & LDNL Project Director

Andrew A Blanch

Managing Director at Alvan Blanch Development Company Ltd

RT. Hon. Thomas Tayebwa

Deputy Speaker Parliament of Uganda.

Government Officials for One-on-One meetings

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Service

Lord Dolar Popat

The UK prime minister's trade envoy to Uganda, DRC and Rwanda

Trade Envoys engage with their respective markets where substantial trade and investment opportunities have been identified by UK government.
They champion Global Britain and promote the UK as a destination of choice for inward investment across all regions of the UK, helping to level up the country.
Work with UK Trade & Investment was a UK Government department working with businesses based in the UK to assist their success in international markets, and with overseas investors looking to the UK as an investment destination. It was replaced in July 2016 by the Department for International Trade.

Hon. Ruth Ssentamu Nankabirwa

Minister of Energy and Mineral Development

  • Engage in dialogue with potential investors on providing information in various energy and minerals development exploration.
  • Issuance of certificates and licenses
  • Policy guidance and supervision in the development and exploitation of energy, mineral, oil and gas resources.
  • Supporting, implementing and funding partners in the energy and mineral development value chain
  • Information on electricity generation, transmission and distribution; emerging technologies; energy efficient industrial machinery, equipment, transport technologies; petroleum & gas technologies; energy service companies (ESCOs) and projects financing; renewable energy technologies

 

Bankable projects (refer to brochure)

Hon. Nabakooba Judith Nalule

Minister of Lands, Housing and Urban Development

  • Issuance of certificates of titles, general conveyance
  • Supervision of land administration, institutions and valuation of land and other properties
  • Issues of Valuation and Compensation assessment
  • Information on urban policies and regulations.
  • Opportunities for tenders and procurement.

Hon. Evelyn Anite

Minister of State for Privatization and Investment

Morrison Rwakakamba

Chairman of the Board of Directors of Uganda Investment Authority.

  • Formulate, review and coordinate and monitor implementation of investment and private sector development policies, laws and regulations that stimulate Private Sector development and enhance Competitiveness.
  • Liaise with key stakeholders to identify and address constraints to investment and Private Sector development.
  • Follow up Uganda’s interests in regional investment fora.
  • Coordinate the development and monitor the implementation of the Public-Private Partnerships (PPP) framework.
  • Bankable projects (refer to brochure)

Ms. Proscovia Nabbanja

Chief Executive officer, Uganda National Oil Company

  • Handling the Government of Uganda’s commercial interests in the petroleum sub-sector and ensure state participation in petroleum activities.
  • Investigation and proposals of new upstream, midstream, and downstream ventures.

Dr. Aminah Zawedde

Permanent Secretary Ministry of ICT and National Guidance

  • Implementing an integrated national IT infrastructure; e-government services in MDAs; regulation of IT environment in public and private sector; capacity building and awareness creation; information security and development of information technology enabled services/business process outsourcing (ITES/BPO) industry.
  • Opportunities and leverage innovation and digital solutions in Uganda.
  • Solutions to use digital technology to create employment opportunities for the youths.
  • Information on ICT legal and regulatory environment

Bankable projects (refer to brochure)

Robert Mukiza

Director General Uganda Investment Authority

  • One Stop Centre Services housing Government and private sector institutions that are responsible for investment facilitation: EIA Certificate, TIN Registration, Investment License Issuance and renewal, Land Title Verification, Business Name Search and name reservation, Sector Specific Incentives, Investment Facilitation & Aftercare, UIA Industrial Land Requirements, incentives of an investment license, requirements for secondary licenses
  • Investment opportunities-Priority sectors in the NDPIII
  • Land and Industrial Parks-Apply for investment land

Small and medium enterprises for private equity and venture capital

Isaac Kahara

Head of Export Finance – East Africa UK Export Finance

Louis Arinaitwe

Country Director Department for International Trade

  • Provide finance or insurance and Support, expertise and contacts for UK companies seeking to succeed in Africa.
  • Support bigger infrastructure projects like: hospitals, major interstate roads, industrial parks, airports and electricity.
  • UKEF provides attractive financing terms
  • allowing them to finance the purchase of UK capital goods and/or services.

 

  • Repayment terms of 2-10 years (up to 14 years for project finance and 18 years for renewable energy, water and sanitation projects)
  • Support for up to 85% of total contract value, provided there is a minimum of 20% UK content.
  • Effective 5th November 2021 to 4th November 2022, sovereign or public borrowers can benefit from an increase in the maximum official support limit from 85% to up to 95% of the total contract value.
  • Flexibility to meet buyers’ requirements (including innovative products such as Islamic financing).

Dedicated regional representative for East Africa to connect project sponsors and buyers in UKEF with UK suppliers and UKEF Financing.

ODREK RWABWOGO

Director, Tomosi’s Farm and Presidential Adviser on Special Tasks

Exports and Industrial Development:

  • Accelerating exports growth and industrial development for national transformation.
  • Enhance trade with the UK and the world
  • Increase revenue share in key markets
  • Responsible for Exports and Industrial Development

Seeking partners to fund the development of export infrastructure; and to run new infrastructure via public private partnerships

Hon Persis Namuganza

Minister of State for Housing

The housing deficit stands at 2.4 million housing units, out of which 210,000 units are in urban areas and 1.395 million units in rural areas. An estimated 900,000 units are substandard and in need of replacement or upgrading. A great opportunity for investment.

  • Decent housing and urban development
  • Opportunities in housing sector
  • Mobilization of financial and technical assistance for the development of lands, housing and urban development sub sectors.

Bankable projects (refer to brochure)

Hon. F. Ngobi Gume

Minister of State for Trade, Industry and Cooperatives

  • Certificate of clearance to trade
  • National trade policy

Export led private sector-Opportunities and strategies and programmes aimed at enhancing the development and promotion of trade, the cooperatives, industry and technology

Mrs. Dorothy Kiyimba Kisaka

Executive Director Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA)

Investment Opportunities in Kampala

    • Infrastructure development projects in the metropolitan Kampala development plan 2025
    • KCCA as front runner in climate change (SDG13) responses through sustainable urban development approaches (SDG11)
    • Bankable projects (refer to brochure)

Eng. Ziria Tibalwa Waako

Chief Executive Officer - Electricity Regulatory Authority

  • Issue licenses for generation, transmission, distribution, or sales of electricity; and ownership or operation of transmission systems.
  • Approve rates of charges and terms and conditions of electricity services provided by transmission and distribution companies.
  • Review the organization of companies or other legal entities engaged in the generation, transmission and distribution of electricity and the efficient supply of electricity.
  • Advise the Minister regarding the need for electricity sector projects.
  • Projects currently ready for investable opportunities.
  • Approval of standards for electricity generation, distribution, and transmission.

Bankable projects (refer to brochure)

Prof. Pamela Mbabazi

Chairperson National Planning Authority

  • Produce, coordinate and harmonize comprehensive and integrated development plans for the country.
  • Ensure potential investors are aligned with the country’s strategic NDPIII
  • Monitor and evaluate public projects and programs.
  • Potential investors to learn from existing or completed government projects
  • Advise the Presidency on policies and strategies for the development of the country.
  • Support local capacity development for national and decentralized development planning.
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Mrs Patience Tumusiime Rubagumya

Commissioner Legal Services and Board Affairs in Uganda Revenue Authority

Guidance on Tax incentives, exemption, Compliance and Registration for foreign investors

Uganda’s taxation laws, policy and administration (URA Act)

Ms Rosemary Kisembo

Executive Director National Identification & Registration Authority (NIRA)

  • Registration as legal resident- non-citizen/verification of people data – Registration status
  • National ID for Ugandans in the Diaspora

MAJ. GEN. APOLLO KASIITA-GOWA

Director Citizenship & Immigration Control

  • Work Permits
  • Ugandan Citizenship/Dual Citizenship
  • Visa processing and Passes

Brenda Katarikawe Opus

Senior Export Marketing Executive, Uganda Export Promotion Board

  • How to export your products out of Uganda
  • Market information for foreigners buying from Uganda
  • Export markets and business linkages

Stephen Asiimwe

Chief Executive Officer Private Sector Foundation Uganda

  • How to build private sector capacity for global business competitiveness
  • Business legislation and regulation for private sector operations
  • Business development support for SMEs i.e., product development, standards improvement, market access, technology acquisition and application, skills training.

Bankable projects (refer to brochure)

Peace A. Kabunga

Executive Director - Housing Finance Bank

  • Financing real estate development
  • Finance products: Agro – Business Loans, bank Guarantees, Letters of Credit, Pre-shipment Financing, Supply Chain Financing and Asset Finance
  • Corporate and Business Banking Solutions

Eng. Ssempebwa Kibuuka Ronald

Executive Assistant To Chief Coordinator, Office Of The President | Operation Wealth Creation

  • Facilitate national socio-economic transformation
  • Raising household income and fostering wealth creation by transforming subsistence farmers into commercial farmers

Lilly Ajarova

Chief Executive Officer of the Uganda Tourism Board (UTB)

  • Opportunities include: Luxury hotels, tented camps and cottages; House Boats, Cruise Launches on the Nile and Sport fishing on the Albert, Edward and George; Walking Safaris in the wilderness areas and the volcanic craters; Canopy Walkways in tropical forests and sky trams; New tourism activities on rivers.

Dr. Emmanuel Iyamulemye Niyibigira

Managing Director, Uganda Coffee Development Authority

  • Information on the marketing of coffee to optimize foreign exchange earnings and payments to the farmers; quality control of coffee for export; develop and promote coffee and related industries through research and extension arrangements; promote the marketing of coffee as a final product; promote domestic consumption of coffee and price.
  • Regulate, promote and oversee the quality of coffee along the entire value chain.
  • Promote production, support research, and improve coffee marketing to optimize earnings for coffee stakeholders and coffee development