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UBOS Gets New Executive Director

Dr. Chris Mukiza (in featured photo Right) has been appointed the new Executive Director of Uganda Bureau Of Statistics (UBOS).  According to a press statement issued by UBOS, the Minister of Finance, Planning and Economic Development, Matia Kasaija appointed Mukiza on the recommendation of UBOS Board. His appointment took effect on 1st April 2019.

Dr. Mukiza, now the 3rd Executive Director of UBOS, replaces Ben Paul Mungyereza, who left the statistics agency in August 2018 for another assignment.

Imelda Atai Musana has been the acting ED since September 2018. She will continue serving as the Deputy Executive Director Statistical Production and Development.

Dr. Mukiza brings on board a cumulative work experience in the area of statistical production that exceeds 25 years.

Prior to his appointment, he served at UBOS as the Director Macro-economic Statistics from 2010.

He also served as Director in the Executive Director’s office in 2008-9 and as a Principal Statistician from 2000 to 2007.

Dr. Mukiza holds a PhD in Economics of the University of Southampton, a Master’s degree in Economics from Makerere University and a Bachelor of Statistics degree from Makerere University.

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