Joseph S. Kitamirike
Joseph S. Kitamirike is a Senior Director of Albright Stonebridge Group, a global strategy firm, where he advises clients on Africa-related issues. Based in Kampala, Uganda, Mr. Kitamirike was recently appointed as the CEO of the Ugandan Securities Exchange, where among other duties he is responsible for raising the public profile of the exchange, increasing trading revenues and multiplying the number of securities holders actively participating in the market.
Prior to his new position, Mr. Kitamirike served as CEO of the Uganda National Housing & Construction Co., LTD, where he reorganized the company, transformed its business strategy, grew the company’s balance sheet by more than $35.5 million, and built a new project pipeline estimated at $300 million.
Previously, he served as Commissioner of Industry and Technology in the Ugandan Ministry of Tourism, Trade and Industry, and as a financial analyst at the Uganda Development Bank. Mr. Kitamirike has also held private sector positions abroad, including at GE Capital’s EDGELAB in the U.S.
Mr. Kitamirike received a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Makerere University with Honors, as well as an M.B.A. in Finance from the University of Connecticut. He is a Certified Venture Evaluator.
Mr. Kitamirike speaks Swahili and is conversant in French.