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The Foreign Direct Investment Summit connects ambitious British investors looking for East African opportunities to base their businesses, offering a range of benefits and incentives to relocate.

H.E. Yoweri Kaguta Museveni

President of Uganda

Lord Dolar Popat

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

Hon. Janet Kataaha Museveni

The First Lady and Minister of Education and Sports

Packed with expert advice, knowledge, world leading speakers and suppliers, the FDI Summit stands as the most important summit for businesses looking to set up operations in Uganda (East Africa). Event Speakers

Gain an understanding of current and future developments in Uganda, the regional and global market demand.

Willy Mutenza

Chairman and Founder Uganda Convention - UK

Hon. Ruth Ssentamu Nankabirwa

Minister of Energy and Mineral Development

Hon. Nabakooba Judith Nalule

Minister of Lands, Housing and Urban Development

RT. Hon. Thomas Tayebwa

Deputy Speaker Parliament of Uganda.

Isaac Kahara

Head of Export Finance – East Africa UK Export Finance

Mrs. Dorothy Kiyimba Kisaka

Executive Director Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA)

Simon Hodson

Chief Executive Officer at Gridworks

Richard Burge

Chief Executive of the London Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Hon. Evelyn Anite

Minister of State for Privatization and Investment

Hon. F. Ngobi Gume

Minister of State for Trade, Industry and Cooperatives

Hon Persis Namuganza

Minister of State for Housing

Amin Mawji OBE

Diplomatic Representative at Aga Khan Development Network

Dr. Aminah Zawedde

Permanent Secretary Ministry of ICT and National Guidance

Ms. Proscovia Nabbanja

Chief Executive officer, Uganda National Oil Company

Hon. Gen. Odongo Jeje Abubakhar

Minister of Foreign Affairs

Subhash Thakrar

The past Chairman of the London Chamber of Commerce

Lilly Ajarova

Chief Executive Officer of the Uganda Tourism Board (UTB)


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

Mitul Jobanputra

Managing Director, Nytil Uganda Ltd

Louis Arinaitwe

Country Director Department for International Trade

Robert Mukiza

Director General Uganda Investment Authority

Prof. Pamela Mbabazi

Chairperson National Planning Authority

Elizabeth Rossiello

Founder and CEO, AZA Finance

Andrew Bamanya

Director & LDNL Project Director


ED - National Informational Technology Authority Uganda

Mrs Patience Tumusiime Rubagumya

Commissioner Legal Services and Board Affairs in Uganda Revenue Authority

Ms Rosemary Kisembo

Executive Director National Identification & Registration Authority (NIRA)

HE Ambassador Nimisha Madhvani

High Commissioner to the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland

Morrison Rwakakamba

Chairman of the Board of Directors of Uganda Investment Authority.

Dr. Emmanuel Iyamulemye Niyibigira

Managing Director, Uganda Coffee Development Authority

Dr. Ibrahim Semaganda

Managing Director of Buildnet

Programme Manager | Moderator: Eric Olanya

Programme Manager | Country Director, Gridworks Partners


Director Citizenship & Immigration Control

Eng. Kenneth Kaijuka

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

MC | Moderator: Edward Katende

Chief Executive Office, Uganda Development Forum

Venu Rao Boinapally

Director at Lagan Dott Namanve Ltd

Eng. Ssempebwa Kibuuka Ronald

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

Eng. David Luyimbazi

Deputy Executive Director, Kampala Capital City Authority

Andrew A Blanch

Managing Director at Alvan Blanch Development Company Ltd

Perez Ochieng

Director, SACOMA Foods and Global Innovation

Gerry Cawley

Director Lagan DOTT Namanve Limited

Kaggwa Ronald

Manager of Production, Trade and Tourism Planning - Uganda Tourism Board

Peace A. Kabunga

Executive Director - Housing Finance Bank

Eng. Ziria Tibalwa Waako

Chief Executive Officer - Electricity Regulatory Authority

Stephen Asiimwe

Chief Executive Officer Private Sector Foundation Uganda

Matthew Bagonza

Head of Administration at the office of the senior presidential Advisor

Martin Muhangi

Director, Investment Promotion and Business Development, UIA

Brenda Katarikawe Opus

Senior Export Marketing Executive, Uganda Export Promotion Board

Mrs Nassali Claire Mugabi

Marketing Manager at Uganda Tourism Board

Eng. Kenneth Kaijuka

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

Venu Rao Boinapally

Director at Lagan Dott Namanve Ltd

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