Makerere University Business School, Uganda

Country Coordinator

Organizational Description:

Makerere University Business School is a public tertiary institution affiliated to Makerere University. Its mandate is teaching, researching and development of business and management education. It offers courses from certificate, diplomas, undergraduate, masters and PhD

Key Person:

Vincent Bagire is Associate Professor at MUBS; teaching/research areas are management, strategy, organizational theory and corporate strategy. Current in studies on managerial practices in the public, civil society and SMEs

Independent Researcher

Country Coordinator & Conceptual Expert

Nathan Were, a native Ugandan is a Program Manager – Financial Inclusion, Africa at FINCA Canada. He oversees a large scale financial inclusion program sponsored by the MasterCard Foundation that is helping FINCA scale-up alternative delivery channels in Tanzania, Malawi and Zambia. Prior to this engagement, Nathan worked for the Grameen Foundation [GF] as a Program Manager Agricultural Finance supporting Kenya, Uganda and Cote Devoire based at the GF Africa hub in Nairobi. Nathan is a Harvard Business School fellow and holds an MSc in Rural Finance from the State University of Bergamo Italy and a BA [Economics and Social Work] from Makerere University, Kampala.