Mr John Rujoki Musinguzi

Commissioner General- Uganda Revenue Authority (URA)

John Rujoki Musinguzi is the Commissioner General of the Uganda Revenue Authority (URA), a statutory body mandated to assess, collect, and account for central government revenue and advise the Government on policy-related matters.

John assumed office at URA on 1st April 2020 in the thick of two COVID-19 pandemic-induced lockdowns, during which he helped steer Uganda’s economic resilience. His mission is to have Uganda fully fund its national budget by rallying the efforts of eligible citizens and key economic players to work together and liberate the nation from the burden of borrowing.

He is a proponent of leveraging technology and stakeholder relations to ensure business continuity and increase trade facilitation. Under his leadership, URA has registered consecutive double-digit growth in revenue collection in the last three years. The taxpayer register has also expanded significantly, from 1.7 million taxpayers in 2020 to more than 3.2 million as of April 2023.

John has reinvented service delivery at URA, guided by the values of Patriotism, Integrity, and Professionalism.

Before joining the Uganda Revenue Authority, John worked with the State House as a Senior Presidential Advisor to H.E., the President of the Republic of Uganda, in charge of Information Technology (IT) and Investment matters. John also worked in the Private Sector with several IT multinationals for over a decade.

He also served the Ministry of Defence and Special Revenue Protection Services. John also served as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the National Information Technology Authority (NITA).

John holds a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from Makerere University Kampala (MUK). He also holds a master’s in computing and information Systems from Greenwich University in the United Kingdom.

John is a God-fearing man married to Mrs. Christine Musinguzi and blessed with the opportunity to raise five young God-fearing leaders of tomorrow.