PPP Committee

The Public Private Partnerships (PPP) Committee is a body established under Section 5 of the PPP Act, 2015 and comprises of;

  1. Attorney General or a person appointed by him/her in writing

  2. Permanent Secretary of the Ministry responsible for Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development (MOFPED) or their representative

  3. Permanent Secretary of the office of the Prime Minister or their representative

  4. A Representative of the National Planning Authority

  5. Permanent Secretary of the Ministry responsible for Lands or their representative

  6. Permanent Secretary of the Ministry responsible for Local Governments or their representative

  7. Director of the PPP-U

  8. Four (4) persons who shall not be public officers consisting of;

  1. A representative of the Private Sector Foundation

  2. A representative of the Uganda Investment Authority

  3. A representative of the academia; and

  4. A retired judge

The functions of the PPP Committee are provided for under Section 7 of the PPP Act, 2015


  1. Christine N.B. Kitumba JSC (Rtd)

Hon. Justice Christine Kitumba is a retired Justice of the Supreme Court of Uganda. She sits on the Committee as a retired Judge in accordance with S.5 (2)(a)(iv) of the PPP Act 2015. Justice C. Kitumba holds an LLB from the University of Dar es salam and a Master of Laws from The Queens University of Belfast. She was appointed member of the Committee on 31st March 2016.

  1. Mr. Robert V. Nyombi

Mr. Nyombi represents the Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development on the Committee. He is the Assistant Commissioner for Land Registration in the Ministry. Mr. Robert was appointed to the Committee on 4th April 2016.

  1. Dr. Kenneth Semwogere

Dr. Semwogerere is a representative of the academia on the Committee. He is a lecturer in the Department of Architecture and Physical Planning at Makerere University. Dr. Kenneth is a certified PPP specialist. He holds a PhD in construction Management and a Master of Science in engineering and technology both from Rostov University of Civil Engineering, Russia and a Bachelor of Architecture from Makerere University. Dr. Kenneth was appointed to the Committee on 21st December 2015.

  1. Mr. Francis Kisirinya

Mr. Kisirinya represents the Private Sector Foundation on the Committee. He is Certified Public Accountant who has risen to the top in the finance function in the corporate world as Director Finance. He possesses significant experience in corporate financial management, management accounting, development finance (Aid) and legal and regulatory accounting and reporting using the IFRS. He has also significant demonstrable experience in Audit and Assurance, Corporate Strategic Advisory Services, Human Resource Management, Corporate Administration & Secretarial and Knowledge Transfer/Training gained over the last 20 years of service in corporate companies, multi donor projects financed projects e.g. by World Bank, European Union, UK AID among the many.

  1. Dr. Albert Byamugisha

Dr. Byamugisha represents the Office of the Prime Minister on the Committee. He is a monitoring and evaluation expert with a PhD in monitoring and evaluation from Kobe University-Japan, a Master of Science in Statistics from the University of Sheffield- UK and a Bachelor of statistics and applied economics from Makerere University.

  1. Mr. David Ofungi

Mr. Ofungi is the founder of Dero LLC, a financial consulting company with focus on financial sector deepening, Public Private Partnerships, and, innovation in finance. He serves on the innovation panel of the NSSF, is a member of the Government of Uganda’s Public Private Partnership (PPP) Committee under the Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development, and on the Government of Uganda’s Innovation and Research Committee under the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation.

  1. Dr. Asumani Guloba

Mr. Guloba represents the National Planning Authority on the Committee. He is a macroeconomist, development planner and researcher by profession. He possesses over fifteen (15) years of professional experience in development economics. Mr. Guloba currently serves as the Director of Research and Development Performance at National Planning Authority.

  1. Mr. Yasin Sendaula

Mr. Yasin Sendaula represents the Ministry of Local government on the Committee. Yasin has vast experience in accounting and finance, compliance and inspection, institutional development, development project management among other areas. He is currently an Acting Commissioner Urban Inspection and projects coordinator in the Ministry. Yasin holds a Master of Arts in Public Administration and Management from Makerere University, a Master of Business Administration from Maastricht School of Management- Netherlands and a Bachelor of Business Studies from the Islamic University in Uganda.

    9.  Mr. Jim Mugunga

Mr. Mugunga is the Executive Director, Public Private Partnerships Unit - Ministry of Finance Planning & Economic Development

    10. Mr. Ramathan Ggoobi

Mr. Ggoobi is the current Permanent Secretary/Secretary to the Treasury of Ministry of Finance, Planning & Economic Development