- Shafi NambobiChief Executive OfficerShafi NambobiChief Executive OfficerMr. Nambobi is a microfinance expert with over 19 years’ experience in microfinance with strong leadership and institutional capacity building skills. He began his career as a Credit Officer (Promoter) in FINCA Uganda in 1997 before assuming positions of credit supervisor, branch manager and in 2001 becoming Regional Manager. Between 2002 and 2006, Mr. Nambobi was the deputy operations manager in charge of village banking and later Supervision, Policy Compliance and managing Special Projects. In April 2006, he moved to Uganda Finance Trust as the Chief Manager Operations, a position he held up to April 2009 before becoming the Chief Operating Officer for FINCA Malawi for two years. He then joined Tujijenge Tanzania under AMSCO Manager Secondment program as Managing Director/Board member from April 2011 until December 2015. He then joined Premier Credit Uganda as Chief Executive Officer/Board member before joining UGAFODE Microfinance Ltd (MDI) in May 2017 as Chief Executive Officer/Board member. Mr. Nambobi has a Bachelors’ degree in Public Administration specialized in Human Resource management and development, Masters in Microfinance, Diploma in Banking Management and PGD in Financial Management.
- Mercy AinomugishaHead of CreditMercy AinomugishaHead of CreditMercy is a high performing business leader with expertise in Leading and building highly engaged teams, Sales management, Credit evaluation, Portfolio management, Customer Relationship Management, New business acquisition, Banking operations that maximizes business results in Commercial Banking and Micro Finance environments. She is a skilled strategist who transforms strategic plans into workable solutions and benchmarks performance against key institutional targets/goals. She began her career as a Credit Officer in Uganda Finance Trust Ltd in 2005 before assuming positions of Credit Supervisor and Branch Manager. In April 2010, she joined Equity Bank Uganda Ltd as a Business Growth and Development Manager and later joined FINCA Uganda Ltd as a Regional Manager in December 2012. She then joined Stanbic Bank Uganda Ltd as a Regional Manager in 2014 until 2018 where she shortly worked for ECOBANK Uganda Ltd as Head Public Sector before joining UGAFODE Microfinance Ltd as Head of Credit. Mercy has attained a Bachelor’s degree in Development Studies from Makerere University, a PGD in Management and a Master’s degree in Management Studies from Uganda Management Institute. She is also an MBA associate with Edinburg Business School, Herriot Watt University.
- Christine ImongCompany SecretaryChristine ImongCompany SecretaryChristine is an Advocate of the High Court of Judicature of Uganda with seven (7) years’ experience in commercial and land law. Prior to joining UGAFODE Microfinance Ltd (MDI) in May 2017, Christine worked at Uganda Broadcasting Corporation (UBC), EFC Microfinance Ltd (MDI) and the Microfinance Support Centre Ltd. Christine holds a Professional Diploma in Governance from the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators UK, a Diploma in Legal Practice from the Law Development Centre Uganda and a Bachelor of Laws Degree (LLB) Hons from Uganda Christian University. Christine is a member of Uganda Laws Society, East African Law Society, Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators where she is both a member and a student.
- Gerald MuherezaExecutive DirectorGerald MuherezaExecutive DirectorGerald holds an MBA (Finance) and B. Com (Honors) Accounting both from Makerere University Kampala. Gerald has also had trainings/courses in Asset Liability Management (ALM), Relationship Management, Trade Finance, Cash Management & Trade (Euro Finance), Agricultural Commodity Finance and Banking, Islamic Finance in Development Banking among others. Gerald has 18 years of work experience with over 5 years in accounting & auditing services at Ernst & Young CPA and 13 years in Banking at DFCU Bank Limited, Orient Bank Limited and Equity Bank Limited. Gerald has experience in Business growth and development, Credit & Financial analysis, Corporate Banking, Relationship management, Credit risk management, Performance Management, Strategic Business Planning, leadership, Stakeholder management among others.
- Timothy EtooriHead of internal AuditTimothy EtooriHead of internal AuditCertified Public Accountant, Certified Internal Auditor, Certified Financial Services Auditor. Institute of Internal Auditors - Accreditation in Internal Quality Assessment/ Validation and completion of the Instructor Development Course. He has also passed the examination for the Certified Information Systems Auditor. He is the immediate Past President of The Institute of Internal Auditors Uganda and currently member of the Board of Directors of the Institute of Internal Auditors Uganda. Member of the Local Government Audit Committee for Central Region - Government of the Republic of Uganda. Over six years heading the internal audit in financial institutions supervised by the Bank of Uganda, over eleven years in external audit working with firms of certified public accountants and over ten years in accounting.
- Joseph TukamushabaHead of RiskJoseph TukamushabaHead of RiskJoseph is an IT professional with a vast experience in microfinance and banking MIS systems setup and management. He has over 10 years experience in the microfinance/banking industry. He joined UGAFODE as an ICT Manager, has served in other various capacities within UGAFODE and currently serving as a Head of Risk Management. He holds a Bsc. in Electrical Engineering (Hons) from Makerere University and an Masters in Business from Amity University, India. He has taken various professional short courses in microfinance, banking, ICT and computer science.
- Jonathan MugaluHead of Finance & AdministrationJonathan MugaluHead of Finance & AdministrationJonathan is ACCA certified, holds a Post graduate Diploma and an MBA with a specialism in Strategic Planning from Edinburgh Business School, Heriot-Watt University, UK. He graduated with a Bachelor's degree of Commerce (Accounting) from Makerere University. His career spans over 8 years with vast experience at various levels of responsibility in accountancy, taxation, audit and consultancy services with clients from various sectors. He worked with Pride Microfinance limited (MDI), Baylor – Uganda and United Bank of Africa before joining UGAFODE Microfinance limited (MDI).