CPA Richard Kavuma Mutesaasira is a veteran in the accounting and auditing field. He has 25 years’ experience in Auditing, Compliance, Risk Management & Advisory, Revenue Assurance, Fraud Prevention & Investigations, Physical Security & Insurance Management. He has a strong background in governance, controls review, internal audit, risk management and business process reviews gained over the years.
Before joining The Microfinance Support Centre in September 2014 as Head of Internal Audit, he headed the Business Risk Division and Internal Audit Function at MTN Uganda and British American Tobacco Uganda respectively. CPA Muteesaasira started his career at PricewaterhouseCoopers, a big four consultancy firm, where he grew to the position of Audit Manager.
He holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) degree and Master of Business Administration (Finance & Accounting) from Makerere University; and is a Certified ISO 31000 Risk Management professional, a Certified Public Accountant, a Certified Internal Auditor and a Certified Telecommunications Fraud Specialist.
Richard is also accredited in Internal Audit Quality Assessment/Validation and a certified trainer with the Institute of Internal Auditors. He is a member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda (ICPAU) as well as the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA).