Board of Directors

Kabiito Karamagi

Chairman of the Board

Managing Partner, LIGOMARC Advocates Caretaker Manager, UPRS Receiver/Manager, WBS Television.

WORK EXPERIENCE:

  • Expert in leasing law
  • World Bank and the International Finance Corporation Consultant on finance leasing in Rwanda and Cameroon.
OTHERS:
  • Seasoned and respected litigator, his wide experience includes representing financial institutions in creditor enforcement claims
  • Fellow of INSOL International
  • Participated in the Reforms of the Law Governing Personal and Corporate Insolvency in Uganda
  • Conducted reviews on the Electricity Regulatory Authority’s Amendments on Umeme Ltd’s Licence.

MEMBERSHIPS:

  • INSOL International
  • International Bar Association, Insolvency Section
  • Uganda Law Society, East African Law Society.

ACADEMICS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Global Insolvency Practice Course 2015/2016
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice (Dip. LP.) –
  • Bachelor of Laws (LL. B) Hons – Makerere University.

Grace Nakabugo

Board Member

• Advocate, High Court of Uganda
• Member, Uganda Law Society (ULS)
• Member, East Africa Law Society
• Member, ULS IP Law Cluster
• Intellectual Property Expert, ARIPO Directory
• Member, URSB IP Directorate Users’ Forum

WORK EXPERIENCE:

  • 2019 to date: Principal Associate, MMAKS Advocates
  • 2015 to 2019: Associate, MMAKS Advocates
  • 2014 to 2017: Tutor, Uganda Christian University
  • 2012 to 2014: Legal Assistant, MMAKS Advocates
  • 2010 to 2011: Intern, International Law Institute

ACADEMIC AND QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 2018: MIP (Cum Laude), WIPO, ARIPO, Africa University, Zimbabwe
  • 2014: Advocate – Bar Enrolment, Uganda
  • 2013: Dip. L.P (Bar Course), LDC, Uganda
  • 2011: LL.B (Hons), Uganda Christian University
  • 2018: WIPO Distance Learning Course (DL101)
  • 2017: Certificate – Introduction to Securities Investment (International), Chattered Institute for Securities & Investment
  • 2009: Certificate – Chinese Language (Makerere University, Institute of Languages)

Robert Ssemakula

Board Member

MD, BBS Terefayina Non Executive Director – CEO DMARK COMPANY LTD (Uganda, South Sudan, Burundi, DR Congo) Director, Wireless Service Providers Association of Uganda (WASPA).

WORK EXPERIENCE: 

  • NATIONAL SALES MGR, BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO
  • GM, VERO FOOD INDUSTRIES LTD

OTHERS:

  • HEAD OF TRADE UGANDA TELECOM LTD
  • GM, GOOD AFRICAN COFFEE LTD

ACADEMICS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Post Graduate Degrees in management and business laws, and
  • professional training in ICT including Big Data science.

 

Okello Kelo Sam

Board Member

Chairperson Board of Trustees | Uganda National Cultural Centre (UNCC) Performing Artist, Actor, Cultural Entrepreneur and Peace Advocate.

WORK EXPERIENCE:

  • Founder & CEO | Roots Retreat and Camping Resort
  • Founder & CEO | Mizizi Ensemble
  • Secretary General | Uganda Development Theatre Association
  • Artistic Director | Ndere Troupe | 1992 – 2008

OTHERS:

PROFESSIONAL ORGANISATIONS

  • Uganda Development Theatre Association
  • Uganda Community Arts Forum
  • International Association of Folklore
  • North American Dance Teachers Association

ACADEMICS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master of Arts (student) Makerere University (Uganda)
  • 2000 Bachelor of Arts (Honors Degree) Music Dance and Drama Makerere University (Uganda)
  • 1993 Diploma in Music Dance and Drama Makerere University (Uganda)
  • 1991 A-level Certificate (UACE) Kololo Senior Secondary School (Uganda).

 

James Obola

Board Member

Assistant Commissioner Staff Compliance, Internal Audit& Compliance Department
CEO of Akamai Global, the firm and offering consultancy services in business and finance.

WORK EXPERIENCE:

25 years’ experience in Consulting, Training/Coaching and Management in Business Development and Financial Services.

OTHERS:

  • Vice Chairman of Uganda Christian University (UCU) Council,
  • Board member African Centre for Media Excellence (ACME)
  • People’s Warden of All Saints’ Cathedral Kampala.
  • MSc in Finance; University of Leicester (UK);
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Science; Makerere University, Kampala;
  • Bachelor of Statistics; Makerere University, Kampala;

Dr. Patrick Mangeni

Board Member

Associate Professor of Applied Theatre. Dean, School of Liberal & Performing Arts, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Makerere University.

WORK EXPERIENCE:

  • Member- International Advisory Board, the Applied Theatre Researcher Journal.
  • 2010- Member – Associate Editors Board, Africa Theatre Journal.
  • 2009- Member- Executive Board, African Theatre Association.

OTHERS:

  • Secretary to the Executive Committee of International Drama and Education Association (IDEA).
  • 2009 April- 2011, March Head Department of Music, dance and drama, Faculty of Arts, Makerere University.

ACCADEMICS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

  • PhD (Applied Theatre),Griffith University, Australia;
  • 1991 MA (Theatre Studies);University of Leeds Area(s) of focus: Uses of theatre and Television Production
  • 1988 Bachelor of Arts with Education (Hons).
 

Dr. Peter Ntege

Board Member

REPRESENTING – COMPOSERS
Head Clinical Operations and Business Development at International Hospital Kampala.

WORK EXPERIENCE:

  • Head Clinical Operations and Business Development | AAR Healthcare Uganda 2017 todate
  • Clinical Business Manager – Business Development | AAR Healthcare 2016 -2017
  • Health Centre Manager – Makerere Clinic | (AAR Healthcare) Uganda 2013 to 2014
  • Medical Officer -| Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA), Kisenyi 2013 to 2014

OTHERS:

PROFESSIONAL ORGANISATIONS

  • Song Writers Association

ACADEMICS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Masters of Public Health Makerere University School of Public Health;
  • Makerere University College of Health Science; MBchB

Juliet Ssesanga

Board Member

REPRESENTING – PERFORMERS
Music and Dance Teacher.

WORK EXPERIENCE:

  • Music and Dance Teacher | Hill Prepatory School 2016 todate
  • Enrichment Teacher | Heritage International School 2014-2016
  • Program Cordinator | Bayimba Cultural Foundation 2009 to 2010
  • Music & Dance Instructor -| Taibah International School 2010.
  • Radio Presenter & Productions Assistant-Radio Simba 1998-2006
  • Director & Producer Big Five Band 1991 todate
  • Secretary Jimmy Katumba with the Ebonies 1985 to 1987

ACADEMICS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Masters in Music Education; Kyambogo University
  • Bachelors of Arts in Education; St.Lawrence University, Kampala;
  • Diploma in Music Dance & Drama; Makerere University, Kampala;

Justin Basiima

Board Member

REPRESENTING- PRODUCERS
TV Host –Next Media Services.

WORK EXPERIENCE:

  • TV Show Host| NBS TV 2009 todate
  • Marketing Executive| Carbro & Company Limited 2011-2013
  • Sales & Marketing Executive | Vision Group 2010 to 2011
  • Commercial Manager-| INTRACO 2007 TO 2010.
  • Invigilator & Data Entry Clerk British Council Uganda 2004-2006

ACADEMICS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Post Graduate Diploma in Marketing Management; Uganda Management Institute
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration; Makerere University Business School(Finance), Kampala;

Wisdom Kaye

Board Member

REPRESENTING- PERFORMERS
Music Performer, Certified Accountant.

ACADEMICS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Accounting Technicians Certificate of Uganda;Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda.
  • Professional Certificate in industrial relations Management
  • Bachelor’s of Business Administration & Management; Multitech Business School.

James Sserumaga

Board Member

REPRESENTING- PUBLISHERS
Quality Controller, Editorial and Production Editor at MK Publishers.

WORK EXPERIENCE:

  • Manager| Njuba Entertainment Uganda 2017 todate
  • Quality Controller, Editorial and Production
  • Editor | MK Publishers 2014 -Todate
  • Director & Founder| Serumaga Foundation Uganda 2015 todate
  • Junior Lecturer -| Kampala International School 2012 to 2015.
  • Administrator & Programs Manager-Focus on community Empowerment.