Our People

From nairobi to johannesburg, Our team has a breadth of experience and exposure leading change across emerging markets.

Core Team

Managing Director

Amanda Kabagambe

Amanda is an Economist, Management Consultant, and Project Manager with over 10 years’ experience providing cross cutting advisory services to solve business issues, increase productivity, efficiency, and competitiveness of organizations.

She has extensive experience working with executives in national government institutions, multilateral agencies, the private sector, indigenous organizations, and academia in both advisory and business development roles.

Amanda previously worked with Deloitte and PricewaterhouseCoopers across East and South Africa, leading business transformation and international development assignments.

She is particularly passionate about supporting Ugandan businesses to grow into market leaders and efforts to enable empowerment of youth and women. She holds an MBA from Edinburgh Business School and certifications in project management and business analysis.

Senior Manager

Regina Namayanja

Regina is a Chartered Accountant with over 12 years professional practice experience in strategy, consulting, corporate finance, and audit.

She has been involved in strategy, market research and investment analysis for target markets including Zambia, Zimbabwe, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Liberia, Sierra Leone and Uganda. Her experience spans across various sectors including financial services and Insurance, Agriculture, Manufacturing, Energy, Public Sector, Government and Consumer goods.

She previously worked with Deloitte & Touche in Zambia where she was a Senior Manager in the Consulting and Financial Advisory practice and part of the wider Deloitte Africa Corporate Finance pool of experts.

She holds a Masters in Management Majoring in Finance and Investment from the University of Witwaterstrand, South Africa.

Manager

Rachel Masaku

Rachael is an experienced Strategy Manager/Research Specialist/Project Manager with over 8 years’ experience providing research-based advice to clients spanning the public sector, finance, manufacturing, healthcare, agriculture, NGOs, telecommunications – including supporting companies expanding into East Africa.

She previously worked with KPMG East Africa leading strategy and market research assignments and has delivered projects that entail strategy review and development, market research, operating model review, business model review, budgeting, development of policies and procedures among others.

Rachael holds a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration specializing in Finance from Maseno University. She also holds a Higher Diploma in Human Resources from Skynet College.

Business Analyst

Bbobbo Rugumayo

Bbobbo Rugumayo is a Financial Analyst with experience working with different financial institutions and entities in both the public and private sectors. He previously worked with leading banks in Eastern and Southern Africa including Trade and Development Bank, Housing Finance Bank and Stanbic Bank, with a focus on risk management, project infrastructure finance, financial analysis and entrepreneurship.

Bbobbo holds a Bachelors Degree in Finance Engineering from Wuhan University in China. He is also a candidate for Certified Financial Analyst (CFA) Level 2.

Business Analyst

Joel Sengendo

Joel is a Business Analyst with Bethel Advisors. He has extensive knowledge of investments management in both the United Kingdom and Uganda. He trained with 8 Miles LLP, London, Investec Asset Management London, and Arion Investment Management. He previously worked with Regency Wealth Management in Kampala, and Insurance Company East Africa at the Kampala office with their asset management department.

His experience includes Private Equity, Business Strategy, Retail, Asset & Wealth Management in London, UK & Uganda with roles encompassing investment management, capital sourcing for projects, micro-economic, market and company research.

Joel holds a Bachelors’ Degree in Business & Administration from the University of Hull (UK) and a Diploma in Pearson Level III Business & Marketing.

Associate Consultants

Sunil Inamdar FCIM, FCICM

Sunil is a highly trusted leader and strategic advisor with a 30+ year track record in management consultancy, operational and entrepreneurial acumen provided to clients across four continents. His core areas of expertise include transformation, performance improvement, working capital optimisation and operational excellence.

Sunil has deep-rooted experience in sub-Saharan Africa and a passion for his native Uganda. He is recognised for his exceptional communication skills and cultural dexterity, attributes that he applies effortlessly to build genuine trust in all environments.

Sunil is a Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute and the Chartered Institute of Credit Management in the United Kingdom.

Barry Dyson

Barry is a professional engineer and an internationally recognized expert in the power and energy sector. He has four decades of experience in the sector as both an industry leader and a partner in global consulting firms. Barry has held major positions in the industry, for example leading very significant and game-changing projects during the UK and Nigerian power privatizations.

He has provided and led the design and implementation of transformation strategies with executives, government, and industry leaders in North America, Russia, Azerbaijan, and many European countries. His innovative projects have also been recognized by Bill Gates and the UK Ministry of Defence.

Barry holds an MBA, BA, and PD in engineering.

Kalu Ukoha

Kalu has over 20 years’ relevant experience in energy finance, transformation, performance improvement, and compliance. He has done extensive work across many sub-Saharan countries including Uganda, Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya, and Zambia.

He has worked with large utilities to deliver projects in revenue assurance, cost optimization, capital mobilization, sustainability, and M&E. He led the compliance team of the Transmission Company of Nigeria and was responsible for the enhancement of operational efficiency and transparency.

He also played significant roles in the development and implementation of the Nigerian electricity sector reform.

Stephen Nash, FCA

Stephen is a seasoned energy economist and transaction advisor with 15 years of experience. He has worked globally in the energy sector. Recently Stephen has worked primarily in sub-Saharan Africa but also brings experience from Asia and Europe, including the UK.

He has worked on projects with many of the active donors in the region, including the World Bank, AfDB, IRENA, USAID, and DFID. Stephen’s work combines advising on policy and regulation in the energy sector with commercial and financial advisory work, with a focus on structuring deals and regulation to achieve the desired policy outcomes.

He holds a BSc and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW).

Asmahaney Saad

Asmahaney is a lawyer and an Alternative Dispute Resolution practitioner by profession. She has over 14 years extensive experience advising on several matters including; oil and gas, project financing, infrastructure development, mining, national content including joint venture structuring, regulatory and compliance, governance, environment, health and safety, trade, and investment.

She serves on the investment advisory committee for the petroleum revenue investment reserve fund under the Minister of Finance, Planning and Economic Development, and as a Non-Executive Director on the Board of Directors for the United Bank for Africa (UBA).

She holds a Diploma in Legal Practice and is a Chartered Mediator (MTI-EA). She also holds a Masters in International Business Administration from ESLSCA International Business School in Paris.

Marilyn Jabo

Marilyn is a finance, investment expert, and economist with over 8 years’ experience providing investment and advisory services to local and international clients focusing on entrepreneurs with a focus on agribusiness.

In various roles, Marilyn has advised on creating long term and sustainable businesses that are attractive for mid to long term investment and has supported arrangement of up to $1.5m in debt, equity, and grants. She currently supports the UNDP START facility by delivering due diligence and business development services to beneficiary SMEs.

She holds a Masters of Science in Finance from the University of Bradford, UK, and studied International Risk Management in European Banking at Toulouse Business School in France.

Brian Ochan

Brian is an IT expert with over ten years’ experience and a strong background in programming, IT project management, IT business continuity, business process modeling, business intelligence, human-computer interaction, system design, and Sustainable IT use.

He is currently a Software Engineering Technical Lead with Outbox Uganda. He previously worked with PricewaterhouseCoopers at their Uganda and regional Offices as well as Axis Communications in Sweden as a Front End Software Engineer.

He holds a Master of Science in Information Systems from Lund University in Sweden. He is also a Microsoft Certified IT Professional.