Selestino BabungiManaging Director UMEME
Selestino has previously served as Umeme's Chief Financial Officer (CFO), where he has been responsible for driving the Company's business and financial strategy, leading to the overall growth in Umeme's financial performance over the years. Prior to his appointment as CFO, Selestino served in Operations as a Regional Manager and Credit Control Manager, gaining a deep understanding of the Electricity distribution business and sector as a whole. Selestino has also worked with Ernst & Young Uganda, providing audit and advisory services to clients in the private and public sector.
He is a graduate of Statistics, a Fellow of the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants (UK)(FCCA) and a Certified Public Accountant - Uganda (CPA).
Sam ZimbeDeputy Managing Director
Mr. Sam Zimbe was appointed as an Executive Director of the company in November 2014. Mr. Zimbe has served the Company for a significant period of time right from inception and served in the executive capacity as the General Manager Regulatory and Corporate Affairs and currently as the Deputy Managing Director. Sam is a qualified professional accountant with a Master's degree in Finance and Investment and has more than 20 years' experience in strategic senior management roles in Uganda, UK and the Caribbean, mostly in the electricity sector. Prior to joining Umeme, Sam managed the Uganda Electricity Distribution Company Limited (UEDCL) for two years following the unbundling of the electricity
Florence NsubugaChief Operations Officer
Was appointed a Director (Executive) of the Company with effect from the 13th day of March, 2015
Florence is Umeme's Chief Operations Officer and a key member of the senior management team. She
has a wealth of experience in the operations of the Company. Florence holds a Master's degree in Economic Policy and Planning.
Simbiso ChimbimaChief Technical Officer
Simbiso is an electrical engineer and an MBA holder. Simbiso brings to Umeme 20 years experience in the electricity supply industry across Southern Africa including overseeing the pre-payment metering installation project in Zimbabwe as General Manager of Zimbabwe Electricity Distribution Company.
Eamonn FurnissChief Information Officer
Eamonn Furniss is the Chief Information Officer at UMEME Ltd.
Eamonn holds an MBA, MA and Bsc in financial information systems from Trinity College Dublin, Ireland. He is an accomplished Business and ICT professional with significant international experience with leading consultancies (IBM, EDS, and Accenture) in Europe, (PARC, and Globeleq) in the Middle East and Africa. He has extensive experience in International IT Projects, IT Management, Tendering, Bid evaluation, Implementation, Project Management, and Business Continuity.
Josepha Tibenderana NdamiraHead of Internal Audit
Josepha Tibenderana Ndamira B Comm (Accounting), CIA, FCCA, CPA (U), MBA is an experienced internal audit practitioner with over 10 years experience in external and internal audit.
She holds an MBA from Edinburgh Business School (Heriot-Watt University-UK), she is a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA); a Fellow of the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants (UK); a Certified Public Accountant (Uganda) and holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) degree from Makerere University.
Prior to joining UMEME, she worked with Ernst & Young (Uganda), Barclays Bank, Uganda Telecom and Baylor College of Medicine.
Ms. Marie Solome Nassiwa-MartinChief Finance Officer
Marie is a qualified accountant with over 10 years of experience, working with British Aerospace Systems Ltd ( BAE), Shell Finance Operations and Morgan Stanley in the UK. Before her current appointment as CFO, she was the Finance Manager (Accounting) at Umeme. Marie holds a BA (Hons) Accounting & Finance (1st Class Honors) – The University of Greenwich, London and is a Member of the ACCA.
Sandor Lyle WalusimbiHead of Communications
Sandor holds a BA (Hons) in Economics from University of London, England. He has extensive experience in marketing and corporate communications having worked at East African Breweries (Uganda) where he rose to different positions as a Brand Manager, Innovations Manager & Marketing Manager.
He was later relocated to EABL Kenya as marketing manager and further promoted to Corporate Relations Director, Uganda Breweries thereafter.
Prior to joining UMEME, he worked at Airtel Uganda as Head of Public Relations.