A Ugandan trained Economist and holder of Masters of Business Administration Degree, with over 20 years experience in Commercial management in multicultural environment. A firm believer in professional attributes such as individual integrity, honesty, hard work, team spirit and organizational goals. A lover of family values and anything mathematical or analytical in nature.
Masters of Business Administration at University of Zimbabwe
BSc (Economics) at Makerere University Kampala
UACE at Makerere College School
UCE at Bukedi College Kachong'a
1st March 2017 - Todate
Managing Director at Business & Corporate Travels Ltd
To market and promote Uganda to the outside world as an attractive Tourism destination with the aim of driving air traffic inflows. The other part is to oversee the general administrative, sales and financial roles of the agency to ensure its growth and profitability and the retention of the clientele base. Acting for all major airlines in selling their products to Business and Corporate entities in Uganda, guiding the agency through overall leadership on a strategic and commercial efforts through agreed targets. Identifying new revenue streams and controlling agency costs. Offer consultative services on economic and strategic management areas.
March 2012 - Dec 2016
Commercial Management at Qatar Airways, Doha
Overall Country leadership on strategic and commercial level for all sales and general administrative activities in Djibouti and surrounding market (these included offline markets of Somalia and Somaliland). Guiding and managing the Sales and Marketing portfolio of Qatar Airways in the Djibouti market including managing the Commercial team and providing coaching and mentoring support, developing commercial objectives and marketing plans for the country. Strategically develop and deliver revenue for Qatar Airways, maximizing the return from the assigned market whilst identifying and penetrating new markets; Responsible for the effective management of all staff and company assets including the airport staff; Ensure local implementation of relevant policies, processes and procedures and monitor adherence so that work is carried out in a controlled manner; Contribute to the preparation of the country’s budget to ensure alignment with the approved set budget for the Department; Ensure motivation and facilitation of the team by managing individual and collective staff targets for top performance results.
Oct 2001- Aug 2006
Country Manager Uganda at Kenya Airways, Nairobi
Leading a team of at least 30 personnel to a massive growth of the airline in the Ugandan market, responsible for generating passenger revenues in Uganda through effective sales strategies and promotion. Representing the company in Uganda and maintaining/enhancing relations with corporate and leisure accounts, Government and stakeholders and all other corporate business related to the airline.
June 1993 - May 2001
Country Management (various) at Uganda Airlines Corporation
Successfully marketed the airline products to achieve the desired sales targets for the region; Page 8 of 9 Represented the interests of the airline in the two countries of Zimbabwe & Zambia; Collected and analyzed travel needs and revenue potential of the local markets and appropriately advised head office with recommendations; Established effective clientele relationship with the local travel trade through regular visits and workshops; Investigated pricing challenges and explored and recommended new opportunities for business exploitation; Worked with other stakeholders to promote the investment opportunities in Uganda; Actively expanded the airline’s operations through increased frequency and increased sales; Linked the respective communities through promotion of reliable and regular air services; Filled in the gap created by withdrawal of diplomatic representation in the market.
- Advanced application MS-Word, Excel, Powerpoint
Rt Hon Dr Ruhakana Rugunda
Prime Minister’s Office Uganda
Mr. Jayesh Asher
Asher Industries Tanzania
Prof Thome H. Wolfgang
Uganda Tourism Association
Communication & Extension Scientist