Jacqueline Wakhweya, Uganda – Director

An accomplished and versatile Private Sector Development Specialist, Ms. Jacqueline Wakhweya has over fifteen years of experience designing, developing, managing and monitoring the delivery of finance and business development services (BDS) to low income households engaged in enterprise in Africa. Ms. Wakhweya is co-Chair, Private Sector Donor Group (PSDG), composed of 18 donors that support the private sector, co-ordinates and harmonizes bi-lateral and multi-lateral programming of aid under the Government of Uganda’s Competitive and Investment Climate Strategy, heads the Advisory team of the 235 member strong Uganda Foreign Service National Savings and Credit Cooperative (SACCO), is currently employed as USAID/Uganda’s Economic Growth Office Private Sector Competitiveness initiatives Unit Leader and was chair of the FINSCOPE steering committee for two consecutive terms. FINSCOPE is a national survey of the demand and use of financial services carried out every two years and is currently applied in six African countries including Uganda. Ms. Wakhweya has a Master in Business Administration degree from the University of Edinburgh and a Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences degree from Makerere University, Kampala.