Board of Directors

Prof. Dr. Maggie Kigozi

Non-Executive Director

Prof. Dr. Maggie Kigozi

Prof. Maggie Kigozi, a fellow of the African Leadership Initiative of the Aspen Institute, is a medical doctor by profession. She practiced medicine in Uganda, Kenya and Zambia.

She joined the private sector in 1994 as Marketing Director of Crown Bottlers (Pepsi) Ltd. The company has evolved and diversified into one of the most successful companies in Uganda producing high quality beverages and contributing to the national economy. She was elected as a Board member of the Uganda Manufacturer’s Association and played a key role as Chairperson of the Sector Subcommittee in advising the government on private sector friendly policies.

In 1999 she was appointed executive director of the Uganda Investment Authority (UIA), a position she held for over 11 years. Under her leadership, Uganda attracted over US $4 billion actual foreign investment and US $10 billion planned investment. Prof. Kigozi founded the UIA Women Entrepreneurs Network which successfully networked business women, built their capacity and advocated against discriminatory cultures and laws. She later joined UNIDO as a consultant investment promotion expert to build capacity in African Investment Promotion Agencies. She is working as a consultant with International Trade Centre (ITC) to build the capacity of Women Vendors to supply governments and corporates.