CFA Society, ACCA Uganda Partner to Accelerate Growth in the Financial Sector in East Africa

The CFA Society East Africa has signed a Memorandum of Understanding, (MOU) with ACCA Uganda ahead of the inaugural Alternative Investment Conference. The MOU aims to foster collaboration between the two organizations to accelerate growth in the financial sector in East Africa.

The CFA Society East Africa is a leading professional association for investment management professionals and ACCA is the world’s most forward-thinking professional accountancy body.

The MOU seeks to leverage the strengths of both organizations to enhance the investment profession and promote the development of the financial sector in East Africa.

“We are excited to sign this MOU with ACCA Uganda. As the investment management profession continues to evolve, it is important that we work together with other professional bodies to foster collaboration and drive growth in the financial sector,” said George Jato Otim, Board member – CFA Society East Africa.

The MOU comes ahead of the inaugural Alternative Investments Conference hosted by the CFA Society East Africa on the 26th and 27th of April at the Mestil – Kampala Hotel. The conference themed “UNLOCK LOCAL CAPITAL, TRANSFORM CAPITAL MARKETS,” aims to bring together leading professionals, investors, regulators, and other stakeholders to unlock local capital and transform the capital markets in East Africa.

The event will also host the CFA Society East Africa Charter Award ceremony to recognize outstanding achievements of investment professionals in East Africa.

“This is an exciting development. Working in partnership is the way we do business. Collaborating with the CFA Society East Africa will enhance the agenda to promote innovation and growth in the accountancy, financial and investment management profession. Through this MOU, we shall leverage each other’s expertise and resources for the growth and development of this economy,” said Charlotte Kukunda, Country Manager, ACCA Uganda.

Bridget Nanteza