Maria Kiwanuka is the Chairperson of the Board of Directors UBA Uganda. Maria Kiwanuka is an Economist by profession and a former Minister of Finance Planning and Economic Development of the Government of Uganda. She has since 2015 been Senior Advisor to the President of Uganda on financial matters. She graduated with a degree of Bachelor of and later pursued further education at the London Business School in the United Kingdom graduating with the degree of Master of Business Administration.
She has specialized professional skills in finance having worked as a financial systems analyst as well as a financial economist in the World Bank.
Mrs. Kiwanuka is well experienced with sector private Management due to her previous directorship in several entities like Stanbic Bank (U) Limited, Uganda Development Bank and Founder member of various Media Associations where she helped to develop and launch an industry-wide credit policy that greatly reduced average collection period as well as outstanding bad debtors in the media Industry.