Board of Directors

In accordance with the Memorandum and Articles of Association regarding the Board of Directors, MSC has a nine-member board who are appointed by the Minister of Finance, Planning and Economic Development. The Board of Directors serve for a period of 3 years and are eligible for re-appointment for another term not exceeding 3 years.

In April 2021, the Minister of Finance, Planning and Economic Development appointed Dr. Emmanuel Aliba Kiiza as the new chairperson of the MSC Board.

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BOARD CHAIRPERSON

Dr. Emmanuel Aliba Kiiza

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Gonzaga Mayanja

Gonzaga Mayanja

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BOARD MEMBER

Amb. Agnes Kadama Kalibala

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BOARD MEMBER

CPA Moses Milton Odongo Amaya

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BOARD MEMBER

Fredrick Tabura Twesiime

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BOARD MEMBER

Robert Barigye

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BOARD MEMBER

Juma Yusuf Kigozi Walusimbi

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EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR/CEO

John Peter Mujuni

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BOARD CHAIRPERSON

Dr. Emmanuel Aliba Kiiza

Dr. Emmanuel heads the National Catholic Commission for Reconciliation, Justice, and Peace, and brings an immense wealth of proven leadership ability from various national, regional and international programs, where he has served in senior-level positions.
Prior to that, Dr. Aliba served as the Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Bunyoro. During his time of service, Dr. Aliba was instrumental in brokering peace between warring clans within Bunyoro and setting up several fundraising initiatives, both locally and abroad. He also played a mediating role in the Juba peace talks, where he and a selected number of religious and cultural leaders met with the Commander of the Lord’s Resistance Army, Joseph Kony, in an effort to broker a peace agreement between the latter and the Government of Uganda.
Dr. Aliba holds a Masters’ degree in Educational Management, a Post-Graduate Diploma in Education, and a Bachelor of Philosophy from the Pontifical Urbanian University in Rome. Upon his return to Uganda, he added a Certificate in Administrative Officers Law from the Law Development Centre.

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Gonzaga Mayanja

Gonzaga Mayanja

Mr. Gonzaga is the Acting Commissioner for Monitoring and Evaluation (Local Government) in the Office of the Prime Minister. He holds a Masters’ Degree in Economic Policy and has over twenty-two years of experience in decentralization; local government planning and budgeting; and monitoring and evaluation of development programs.

He has coordinated several donor-funded programs in Northern Uganda and has provided technical assistance, capacity building, and advisory services in numerous subjects for both government and civil society organizations.

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BOARD MEMBER

Amb. Agnes Kadama Kalibala

Ambassador Agnes Kadama has a long and established career, spanning 31 years, in diplomacy and international development cooperation. She has demonstrated ability in lobbying, advocacy and policy design for protection of human rights, gender sensitivity, equal participation in employment, education, social services, policy development, politics and cultural roles at local and global level.

She holds a Masters degree in Social Sciences (Development Administration) and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Social Administration. She has held a number of high-level positions, including Director, Housing in the Ministry of Housing and Urban Development, 2012-18; Permanent Representative (UNEP) and UN-HABITAT 2003-12; Country Director, Action for Disability and Development/African Housing Fund 1989-94.

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CPA Moses Milton Odongo Amaya

CPA Moses is a Certified Public Accountant with extensive expertise in taxation, auditing, management accounting and financial management. He has held several positions including Chairperson, Finance Committee, Oyam district; Head of Audit, Timo Associates and Senior Accountant, Nile Electric Company. He has coordinated development activities for the youth in Oyam district and spearheaded the implementation of PAPSCA, a World Bank project that supports women in agriculture.

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BOARD MEMBER

Fredrick Tabura Twesiime

Mr. Fredrick Tabura is an economist with over 20 years’ experience in economics and development. He possesses technical skills in strategic policy planning, analysis and coordination, research, as well as monitoring and evaluation, specifically in the areas of donor-funded programs/projects and aid effectiveness. He is also highly experienced in program/project development and management, budgeting, public investment/expenditure management, project implementation as well as external relations and partnership building.

Over a 15-year career at the Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development, Mr. Twesiime designed, managed and reviewed a number of major donor funded projects. He coordinated the implementation of programs by the World Bank, African Development Bank, Islamic Development Bank, European Union and United Nations Development Program, among other multilateral and bilateral creditor/donor projects in Uganda.

He holds a Masters Degree in Economic Policy and Planning, Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management and Bachelors of Science in Economics (Hons). He is a member of the Board of Executive Directors of the Islamic Development Bank, representing Uganda, Chad, Djibouti, Gabon, Comoros and Mozambique. He is also a Member of Debt Relief International, UK and the Regional Resource Person of the Macroeconomic and Financial Management Institute of Eastern and Southern Africa (MEFMI).

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Robert Barigye

Mr. Robert is the Assistant Commissioner of Cooperative Development and Policy in the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Cooperatives. He holds a Master of Business Administration Degree, majoring in Financial Management; and has close to 17 years of practical experience in capacity building across the economic and demographic stratum.

He has been instrumental in building and strengthening strategic partnerships between Cooperatives, Unions and Area Marketing Enterprises to promote agricultural credit to farmers along the value chain.

He is a passionate farmer and environmentalist, and is presently spearheading interventions to mainstream climate change mitigation and sustainable land use management in cooperatives.

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BOARD MEMBER

Juma Yusuf Kigozi Walusimbi

Mr. Yusuf is a dedicated, resourceful and passionate public and private sector professional, with a Masters of Business Administration Degree in Finance, and a Bachelor of Commerce Degree, majoring in Accounting.

He has over thirty-six years of illustrious central banking experience from Bank of Uganda, where he held several positions including Director Communications, Director External Debt Management and Deputy Head Banking Supervision.

He also headed the Business Development and Marketing, as well as HR and Administration departments at Tropical Bank Ltd for four years. He has international exposure gained through negotiations with various Development Partners and Multilateral Financial Institutions on behalf of Uganda; and played a key role in the reduction and re-scheduling of Uganda’s external debt.

Mr. Walusimbi is currently a part-time independent financial services consultant, a Board Member of FINCA Uganda and a passionate farmer whose dream is to have a transformed society particularly women and the youth.

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EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR/CEO

John Peter Mujuni

Mr. Mujuni is the Executive Director of the Microfinance Support Centre Ltd. He is an economist with extensive experience gained from senior positions held at the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) as Assistant Director and Assistant Resident Representative; Head of Planning at National Social Security Fund (NSSF) and Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development (MoFPED).

He holds a Masters Degree in Economic Policy and Postgraduate Diploma qualifications from the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), Uganda Management Institute (UMI) and Frankfurt Business School, among others.

He has a special interest in development finance and issues of unemployment.