Morrison Rwakakamba

Chairman of the Board of Directors of Uganda Investment Authority.

Rwakakamba is the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Uganda Investment Authority.

He is the former Global Senior Director of Policy at Fenix International, a company of ENGIE and Vice President of Global Off-Grid Lighting Association (GOGLA). At Fenix, Morrison was member of the global senior management team and leads a team of policy professionals working with and engaging governments and off-grid sector stakeholders to create a conducive policy environment necessary to expand energy access and transform lives of almost 600 million people that still have no access to electricity in Africa and 1.7 billion people globally.

Rwakakamba has 15+ years of experience in private sector development, project development and execution, public policy analysis, and government. He has worked as the founding Chief Executive Officer at Agency for Transformation (AfT), a think and do tank on agriculture, energy and environmental policy, the CEO of Uganda National Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and the Special Assistant to the President of the Republic of Uganda from 2013 to 2017, charged with public policy research and information in the Presidency.

As a manager for Policy Research and Advocacy at Uganda National Farmers Federation in 2007, Rwakakamba directed research and mobilized the farmers’ fraternity to amplify their voice and shape favorable agriculture policies. He has also chaired a number of international expert committees moderated by the International Federation of Agricultural Producers in Paris, France.

As HIID Merit Scholar and Mason Fellow in Public Policy Management, Rwakakamba graduated with Masters degree in Public Administration from  Harvard University – Kennedy  School of  Government in 2016.

Rwakakamba received his first degree in Education from Makerere University, Kampala in 2003. He later attended the School of Political Science at Makerere University where he obtained a Master’s Degree in International Relations and Diplomatic Studies (IRDS) in 2006.