Martin A. Nsubuga
Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Nsubuga is the Chief Executive Officer. As part of the Management Team, he has been pivotal in developing and implementing a robust and proportionate supervisory framework.
Before joining URBRA, he spent close to 15 years at the Ministry of Finance, Planning & Economic Development (MoFPED), working in different capacities where he initiated policy and regulatory reforms in insurance, pension and capital markets. Read More
Mr. Nsubuga is a Chartered Accountant and a Member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). He holds a BSc. in Economics, MSc. in Financial Management and is an accredited Fellow of the Macroeconomic and Financial Management Institute (MEFMI) of Eastern and Southern Africa.
Hajji Hassan Nakabaale
Director- Corporate and Public Affairs
Hajji Hassan Nakabaale, is the Director- Corporate and Public Affairs for the Authority, which he joined in March 2017. He came on board with a vast experience of more than 12 years in the fields of Corporate Communication, Public Affairs & Media Relation Strategies, Communication Policy & Advocacy, Press Conference Planning and implementation, Protocol matters, Digital Media Promotion & Consultancy, Corporate Social Responsibility, Community Mobilization & Sensitization. Read More
From 2004 to 2017, worked with Statehouse as a Senior Private Secretary to H.E the Vice President of the Republic of Uganda in the Directorate of Vice President Press Unit (VPPU), he also held different managerial positions in the Directorates of Economic, Investment, ICT and Political.
He holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) and a Bachelor of Information Technology (B.IT) degree from Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda. He is a member of Public Relations Association of Uganda (PRAU), the umbrella organization of PR practitioners in public and private institutions in Uganda.
Hajji Nakabaale is a PHF Rotarian and a Distinguished Life Member of the Red Cross Society of Uganda, who participated in several National Corporate Social Responsibility programs that resulted into the construction of the blood bank at Mengo Hospital (the second in the country), the construction of the Cancer Unit at Nsambya Hospital and the on-going construction of the first Sickle cell Centre of Excellence treatment unit also at Nsambya Hospital.
Rita Faith Nansasi Wasswa (Mrs.)
Director Legal Services/ Secretary to the Board
Rita Faith Nansasi Wasswa is an advocate of the High court of Uganda with over thirteen years of experience in legal practice, legislative drafting and providing corporation secretarial services. She also has vast knowledge and experience in Board room dynamics and Corporate Governance practices.
She is currently the Director Legal Services / Board Secretary at the Uganda Retirement Benefits Regulatory Authority.
She holds a Bachelor of Laws degree (LLB - Hons) from Uganda Christian University- Mukono, a Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice (PGDLP) from the Law Development Center-Kampala and a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) from Eastern and Southern Africa Management Institute (ESAMI). Read More
Rita previously worked as a State Attorney in the Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs in the Directorate of First Parliamentary Counsel where she drafted several laws that have since been enacted. Rita was the lead Counsel responsible for drafting of the URBRA Act 2011, the various Regulations and Guidelines made under the Act. She was a member of the Pension Reform Task Force that was spearheaded by the Ministry of Finance Planning and Economic Development to reform the Retirement Benefits Sector. She is also a member of the taskforce responsible for Public Service Pension Reform.
She greatly contributed towards the establishment of URBRA right from the Authority’s inception when she was seconded from the Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs to support the Board. She has continued to steer the Authority’s Legal department in the development and implementation of the regulatory and licensing framework for retirement benefits schemes and the various service providers. She has been very instrumental in ensuring the enforcement and compliance with the Uganda Retirement Benefits Regulatory Act 2011, Regulations and Guidelines made under the Act.
Currently She represents URBRA on the Senior Officers’ Committee of the East African Community Sectoral Council (SCFEA) which is responsible for drafting the Bills for implementation of the East African Monetary Union (EAMU). She represents URBRA on the Legal and Technical Committee of the East African Pension Supervisors Association (EAPSA) and She is also the lead Counsel responsible for developing the East African Community Retirement Benefits Bill 2019. Rita also represents URBRA at international forums including the International Organization of Pension Supervisors (IOPS).
Susan Muhumuza Nyatia (Mrs.)
Manager Human Resource & Administration
Mrs. Susan Nyatia Muhumuza, joined URBRA in 2013 as Head of Human Resource and Administration on secondment from the Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development. She was part of the initial team that was key in the initial institutional development.
Susan has over 17 years’ experience in Human Resource Management having worked at the Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development from 2000. From 2007 to 2013 she was head of Human Resource Management in the Ministry where she was pivotal in the realization of the Graduate Economists’ Scheme and restructuring of the Ministry among others. Read More
She holds a Bachelor of Social Sciences (Hons) degree from Makerere University, a Post Graduate Diploma in Management from the Mediterranean Institute of Management (Cyprus) and a Master of Science Degree in Human Resource Management from University of Groningen (Netherlands). She is also a Certified Balanced Scorecard Professional from the Balanced Scorecard Institute.
Daisy Lynda Nabakooza
Manager Market Conduct / Ag. Head Supervision
Ms. Daisy Lynda Nabakooza joined the Authority in 2015. She is an Advocate of the High Court of Uganda and all Courts of Judicature. She is also a member of the Uganda Law Society and East Africa Law Society.
She holds a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) Degree from Makerere University, a Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice from Law Development Centre (LDC) and a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) from the Eastern & Southern African Management Institute (ESAMI). Read More
Daisy has over 10 years’ experience in commercial law and banking, having worked in both the public and private sector. Before joining URBRA, Daisy worked with DFCU Bank in the Credit Operations Unit, in charge of credit documentation and securities’ perfection.
Benjamin K. Mukiibi
Manager Research & Strategy / Head R & S
Benjamin K. Mukiibi is the Head of Research and Strategy at the Uganda Retirement Benefits Regulatory Authority, working on the design and management of the execution of research projects geared towards developing the Retirement Benefits Sector. His current projects include analysis of retirement fund investment costs and the design of defined contribution plans. He leads the Authority’s Corporate Strategy Team, and is in charge of project inputs for improved regulation and supervision of the Technical Committee of the International Organization of Pension Supervisors.Read More
He joined the Authority with over 14 years’ experience having worked with the Insurance Regulatory Authority of Uganda, and on projects implemented on behalf of the British Department for International Development (DFID), the German Development Agency (GiZ), the World Bank (WB), and the European Union (EU).
Benjamin is a specialist in regression analysis, including the application of econometric modelling in financial asset pricing, and quantification of operational and financial risks in business and market environments. He is a Certified Risk Professional, and a Senior Associate of the Australia and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance (ANZIIF).
He graduated with an M.Sc. in Economics from Universitá degli Studi di Roma 'Tor Vergata', M.Sc. in International Cooperation and Urban Development from the Technische Universität Darmstadt, and MA in Environmental Security from the United Nations University for Peace.
Manager Corporate and Public Affairs
Lydia Mirembe joined URBRA in December 2019. She is a seasoned communication practitioner with a career spanning over 20 years. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communication from Makerere University and a Masters in International Communication from the University of Leeds, United Kingdom.
Lydia is a member of the Public Relations Association of Uganda (PRAU), Uganda Media Women’s Association (UMWA) and the East African Communication Association (EACA) Read More
She has practiced journalism and communication, working with reputable organisations like The New Vision Printing and Publishing Corporation, Makerere University, Uganda Christian University Mukono, Uganda Red Cross Society, UN OCHA among others. She has also undertaken several consultancy assignments in the areas of communication strategy development and implementation, project documentation, communication research and analysis
Over the last ten years Lydia has been involved in the Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Sector, working with SNV – the Dutch Development Organisation and International Water and Sanitation Centre as a communication, knowledge management and advocacy specialist. She has played a key role in the inception, implementation and scaling up of key approaches and innovations in the WASH sector. A wide range of communication and knowledge management outputs are attributable to her.
Lydia is a communications trainer, particularly in the areas of development support communication, social and behavioural change communication, specialized writing, the art of public speaking and public relations.
Manager Finance and Accounts
Hilda Nyamaizi joined the Authority in March 2020, as the Manager Finance and Accounts. She joined the team with twenty-two years of experience in Financial Management out of which 16 years were acquired in the Public Sector. She has served in various Ministries and departments over the years including Accountant Generals Office – Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development, Ministry of Education, the Judiciary and the Office of the Prime Minister.Read More
While Hilda was the Head of Department of Accounts in the Judiciary and later at the Office of the Prime Minister, she was in charge of overseeing the budget execution and management as well as financial reporting. She also gained experience in the management of donor funds.
Hilda was instrumental in the institutional establishment of Uganda Retirement Benefits Regulatory Authority where she was seconded for one year in 2013 to establish the Finance department.
She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce (Accounting) from Makerere University and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration with Specialism in Strategic Planning from Edinburg Business School- Herriot Watt University. Hilda is a member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda.
Senior Internal Auditor / Head Internal Audit
Mr. Serukuma joined Uganda Retirement Benefits Regulatory Authority in 2017 as the Head of Internal Audit.
He has over eight years’ experience in internal and external audit having worked as Chief Internal Auditor at St. Francis Hospital-Nsambya, Accountant at Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA)-Moroto station, Internal Auditor at Crest Foam Limited and Audit Senior at PKF Uganda.Read More
Edward is a member of the Institute of Internal Auditors-Global and the Institute of Public Accountants of Uganda (ICPAU). He holds a Master’s Degree in Accounting and Finance from Makerere University and a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and Finance from Kyambogo University.