UNOC Appoints Proscovia Nabbanja as new C.E.O

Proscovia Nabbanja is the new Chief Executive Officer of the Uganda National Oil Company (UNOC). Nabbanja steps in the shoes of Josephine Wapakabulo who resigned from the job in May this year.

The task at hand for Nabbanja is to ensure UNOC becomes a profitable company which brings value to all its stakeholders.

According to a statement from the Board chairman Emmanuel Katongole, Nabbanja is tasked with ensuring UNOC becomes a profitable company that brings value to its shareholders.

“We have a five-year strategic plan, and one of her immediate tasks is to implement it,” Emmanuel Katongole, who is the chairman of the UNOC board said after announcing Nabanjja’s appointment.

Katongole echoed the board’s confidence in Proscovia’s abilities “UNOC will make sure every business venture we engage in maximizes return for shareholders and contributes to enhancing the participation of Ugandans in the sector,” Katongole relayed.

“I look forward to continuing working with all our valued stakeholders and business partners to grow our business and fast track oil production in the areas under development as we aim at opening new ventures in exploration.”

Who is Nabbanja?

She previously worked as a Principal Geologist in the Petroleum Exploration & Production Department under the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development. Nabbanja also headed the Technical Division that was at the forefront of reviews of technical proposals especially field development plans and petroleum reservoir reports.

She is a Geologist with an experience of 19 years working in Oil and Gas industry.

She holds a BSc (Chemistry, Geology) – MUK, MSC Petroleum Geoscience – Imperial College of Science Technology and Medicine, DIC, Dip Petroleum Management and Operations, and an MBA from the Imperial College Business School, London.



Johnson Ategeka