Managing Director: ABL Dunamis Ltd [Investment Services]
Abubakar Bujaasi Mayanja(Mr)
Managing Director: ABL Dunamis Ltd[Investment Services]
Chief Executive: Arua Special Economic Zone[Industrial Real Estate]
Executive Director and Member Advisory Board: Africa Blockchain Alliance [Non-Profit member Organisation]
Chairman: Tamwil Kampala Savings and Credit Coop[ Microfinance]
Abubaker Mayanja has over 10 years’ consulting experience in various areas including but not limited to; Business Turn Around, Strategy and Planning, Organisation design, Project Management, Finance, Digital Financial Services and Economics. He is a practicing Investment Banker- specialising in sell side advisory for companies at Investment Services firm ABL Dunamis.
Abubaker has substantial knowledge of Financial Instruments, Markets and Institutions. He has carried out several empirical research works including estimating cost of equity and betas on Uganda Security Exchange listed firms. He developed a model for financing infrastructure in Municipalities using bonds and home ownership housing industry financial products in Uganda- under the Bank of Uganda’s Financial Markets development programme.
Managing Partner-Oundo Company Advocates/ Citadel Advocates
Managing Partner-Oundo Company Advocates/ Citadel Advocates
Certified Public Private Partnership ( Specialist 12 years)
Bernard is the Managing Partner of Citadel Advocates (previously Oundo&Co Advocates), a legal and consultancy firm that specialises in Project finance, Energy and Infrastructure He has previously served as Legal Counsel at the Privatisation Unit, Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development, Legal Expert at the Public Private Partnership Unit and as a Board member of the Uganda Railways Corporation Bernard advises governments and Development Finance Institutions ( on infrastructure projects in Africa Bernard holds a Master of Laws with Distinction in Petroleum Law and Policy ( from the University of Dundee, a Professional Certification of Certified Public Private Partnership Specialist from the Institute of Public Private Partnerships, Loughborough University and is also an alumnus of the Harvard Kennedy School Executive Programme
World Bank Country Representative(Malawi)
World Bank Country Representative
Greg Toulmin, a UK national, has been working in development since 1978. His early experience, gained with DFID and its predecessors, included working on operations in Bangladesh, DR Congo, India, Kenya, Malawi, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. From 1984 to 1986 he was an adviser to the UK Executive Director at the World Bank. He also worked on environment and development issues, on UK relations with the European Union, and UK relations with the United Nations development agencies. Greg worked in the European Commission from 1996 to 1998, advising on the management of EC aid to Asia, Latin America, and southern Mediterranean countries. Greg joined World Bank staff in 1999 to work on the implementation of the Comprehensive Development Framework and Poverty Reduction strategy papers. From 2003 to 2007 he was head of the Trust Fund policy team in the Concessional Finance & Global Partnerships Vice Presidency. From 2007 to 2015 Greg was the Country Program Coordinator covering Ethiopia, Sudan and South Sudan, and from 2015 to 2017 the Country Program Coordinator covering Cabo Verde, The Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, Mauritania, and Senegal. Since August 2017, Greg has been the World Bank Group Country Manager for Malawi. He has an MA and BA from Oxford University in Philosophy, Politics and Economics.
IFC Malawi & Zambia Representative
IFC Resident Representative for Zambia and Malawi, based in Lusaka, Zambia.
Madalo joined IFC from the Development Bank of Southern Africa (“DBSA”) and has over 20 years of experience in the development and project finance arena at various levels in the Southern Africa region. During her time at DBSA she worked on a number of PPP projects including the Tshwane Municipal Headquarters PPP, Ministry of Foreign Affairs Headquarters PPP and was a key member of the South African Government team that worked on the design of the procurement documentation for South Africa’s IPP programmes successfully delivering the first three phases of South Africa’s Renewable Energy IPP Programme.
Prior to DBSA, Madalo was a Business Development Manager for Pfizer South Africa’s Corporate Finance team, and prior to that, had worked on several project and corporate finance transactions in Malawi. She is a regular contributor to investment fora in the energy and infrastructure space and has a passion for renewable energy and the difference it can make in increasing the pace of development in Africa.
In her period at IFC, Madalo, has worked on the implementation of several investment projects in both Malawi and Zambia in the infrastructure space, tourism and property as well as banking and finance. Notable projects include IFC’s Scaling Solar Zambia – which saw the implementation of the first utility sized solar projects in Sub-Saharan Africa outside South Africa (delivering 76MW of solar energy power to the Zambian grid) and she is currently working on the implementation of a 308MW hydro power project in Malawi and 2 solar IPP projects as well as an Irrigation PPP.
The impeccable legal career of Mr. Mbang’ombe spans over 20 years of service in the public sector in various capacities. He started his career as a State Advocate at the Ministry of Justice in 1995 after which he joined the Lilongwe City Council as a Legal Officer progressing to the post of Legal Services Manager. Prior to joining the Public Private Partnership Commission in 2013, Mr. Mbang’ombe worked as Chief Law Reform Officer at the Malawi Law Commission, heading the law reform department. He has also served as Acting Law Commissioner and Secretary to a Commission of Inquiry instituted by the late former President of Malawi, Professor Bingu wa Mutharika to investigate causes of the violence and deaths that took place during the July 20, 2011 public demonstrations.
Mr. Mbang'ombe is responsible for legal and governance aspects of the institution and in particular, in PPP project preparation and PPP procurement. He is also responsible for PPP contract management, performance monitoring and enforcement, as well as dispute resolution in PPP projects. He is an expert in PPP legal and institutional feasibility analysis, corporate governance, drafting of PPP contracts and legislative drafting.
Mr Mbang’ombe holds a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) degree from the University of Malawi which was obtained in 1995. He also holds a Master of Laws degree in International Economic Law from the University of Warwick (UK) obtained in 2001 and an Executive MBA (ESAMI) obtained in 2010. He is currently at professional level study with the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Public Administrators (UK).
Beatrice Florah Ikilai
Beatrice is a well accomplished Public Private Partnerships (PPP) Professional with over 20 years of experience. A Certified PPP practitioner with extensive training from Harvard University Boston USA, IP3 Washington DC USA, University of Queensland Australia, Queens University Canada, Infrastructure UK in London. She is ACCA UK qualified, holds MBA Finance and Accounting from MSM Netherlands, and BA (Econ) from Makerere University. Beatrice was pioneer Director of the PPP Unit for the Government of Uganda and she was instrumental in the establishment of the PPP Unit and PPP Committee and PPP enabling environment comprising Policies, Laws, Regulations and institutional frameworks for the Government of Uganda.
Currently Beatrice is the Vice Chair at the Bureau of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) Working Party on Public Private Partnerships, in Geneva Switzerland, representing Government of Uganda and Africa promoting and overseeing PPP implementation in the continent. she is also the Africa coordinator of the World Association of Public Private Partnerships (WAPPP) Units and practitioners, Africa offices in Kampala Uganda and Beatrice is the Co-President of Africa PPP Network (AP3N) an umbrella body that brings together PPP Units and Professional across the continent. Under the AP3N and PPP Forum Africa, Planned High level Africa PPP Events for 2020 are scheduled to happen in Malawi in February, Kenya in May, Indian Ocean States in July, crowning with Africa Continental PPP Event happening in Nigeria in September.
Beatrice is a member of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) and is a champion for Women and the Girl Child empowerment. She has been instrumental in educating and empowering a couple of disadvantaged girls and women in her community.
Amidst Challenges, Beatrice recently spearheaded the organisation of the High-Level Inaugural Africa Event in Uganda held from September 16 to 18 2019 at the Kampala Serena Hotel with the Theme “Public Private Partnerships Africa’s Next Big Thing”. The event attracted international delegates from Africa and beyond. The Guest of Honour was His Excellency of the Republic of Uganda, Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, and another key guest was the Former Rt. Hon. Prime Minister of Kenya Raila Amollo Odinga, the Africa Union Head for Infrastructure Development.
Mr. White is an infrastructure investment & PPP specialist and with over 28 years of experience in 58 different countries, and he has conducted PPP feasibility studies and structured financing plans for over $850 million of investments in the energy, transportation, ICT, environmental, health, education, accomodation, and municipal services sectors. He is a Co-Founder and former Executive Director of the Institute for Public-Private Partnerships (IP3). His areas of specialization include PPP framework development, PPP Toolkits & Guideline Manuals, PPP feasibility analysis, project finance, PPP procurement, rate-setting and economic regulation, PPP contract management, as well as PPP capacity building & training. He has advised on over 80 PPP investment advisory assignments (many as Team Leader) for international donors and sponsors including the USAID, the World Bank, the IFC, PPIAF, the EBRD, the ADB, the AfDB, MCC, GTZ, and SIDA and for dozens of developing country governments & utilities.
Over 26 years as an international trainer, he has designed and directed over 150 technical training courses for over 10,000 officials worldwide on infrastructure PPP financing & investment models and private sector contracting techniques. He received his M.A., with Distinction, in international economics, from the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) of the Johns Hopkins University, and he received his B.A. from Stanford University. He passed the Level I and Level II examinations for the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) program. He is a graduate of the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners’ (NARUC) Utility Rate School, is proficient in French, and has basic-level commands of Spanish and German.
Hon. Ralph Jooma(M.P)
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Hon. Ibrahim Salim Bagus (M.P)
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A Certified Public-Private Partnership (PPP) and Regulation Specialist, Mr Charlie Msusa is skilled in project management, PPP/Privatisation transactions, utility regulation (including multi-sector regulation), performance monitoring and enforcement of PPP/Privatisation deals and the development of policy reforms in the utility sector. He has proven hands-on-experience in strategic planning and restructuring of water services sector, PPP project design and implementation and implementation of multi-sector regulatory strategies. Before joining the PPP Commission, he worked in an urban water utility where he was responsible for planning and implementing a number of infrastructure expansion (both upstream and downstream) projects for the utility.
Currently, he is responsible for advising and guiding Ministries and Contracting Authorities on selection, development and implementation of PPP projects. Mr. Msusa has successfully finalised a number of PPP/Privatisation transactions in the agriculture, banking, insurance, and transport sectors, among others. He also conducts PPP capacity building sessions.
Mr. Msusa holds an MBA (Wales, UK), a B.Sc Engineering (UNIMA, Malawi), a Diploma in Environmental Management (Galilee, Israel) and a Certificate in Leadership (Graduate School of Business, UCT).
Specialist in Rural Development Policy and Planning
Agnes Apea Atim (PhD)
Dr Atim is a Specialist in Rural Development Policy and Planning with particular emphasis on, micro-economy research and practice in Sub-Saharan Africa. She has significant understanding of fiscal decentralization, rural development financing and decentralization practice and policy for over 20 years.
Dr Agnes Apea Atim is a leader who has used her profession, innovation, initiative and determination to offer solution to socio-economic transformation to Least Development Countries (LDCs). Her successful rural development models has generated interest and support for roll out nationally, regionally and globally. She was name among 100 most influential women in the world "BBC 100 Women 2017: Who is on the list?". Winner of the Africa Most Influential Woman in Agriculture by South African Based CEO Global Group 2015-2016. She also received the 2016 Golden Jubilee Medal from HE President of Uganda in recognition of her support to economic empowerment of women and rural development of her country etc.
Dr Atim is a leader and mentor in many organizations. She is currently The Executive Chairperson of the Local Government Finance Commission of Uganda; an expert at the African Commission of Peoples and Human rights; Fellow at Vital voices USA etc. Dr Atim holds a PhD in International Development from University of Reading UK and Masters in Development Studies from Uganda Martyrs University in Uganda.