Our Board

Philippa Forsyth – Chairperson

Philippa is the founder of The Leadership Team. She has worked for 25 years in organisation and leadership development for businesses and NGOs in an international context. Philippa is a graduate of Oxford University, a Chartered Member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development in the UK and holds a licence for psychometric testing from the British Psychological Society.

Caroline Mboijana – Managing Director

Caroline is the Managing Director of the Leadership Team Uganda. She has over 10 years experience in front line and strategic Human Resources Management. Her most recent role prior to joining the Leadership Team, was Human Resources Manager/ Specialist with John Snow Inc., an international NGOs operating in the Sub Saharan region. Caroline holds an MA in Human Resources Management from the University of Westminster, UK, and a B.Sc. in Computer and Business Studies from Brunel University, UK.

Ronald Rwankangi – Non-Executive Director

Ronald Rwankangi is the Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of Advance Afrika and Bold Energy Limited. A confident and reliable senior executive with over 10 years' exceptional experience and sustained record working within diverse contexts globally in more than 30 countries. Competent in developing and implementing strategic and business priorities in order to ensure societal transformation. An expert in leadership and management, strategy, fundraising programme development and implementation, entrepreneurship enhancement, organisational development and human relations. A versatile leader and consultant with dynamic organisations, including Open Society Foundations, the British Council, the United Nations Associations and Institut Titian Perdamaian (Peace Building Institute) in Indonesia. A serial social entrepreneur with great ability to build organisations from the ground to dynamism. Founded Advance Afrika, the National Debate Council, Bold Energy and Bold Innovation, and created key strategic partnerships for all. Able to provide a clear vision to enable focus and improve organisational efficiency and sustainability while delivering public value. Ronald holds a master's degree in Leadership and Human Relations Studies from Makerere University, an Executive MBA from ESAMI Tanzania, a bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, an Executive Certificate in Social Entrepreneurship from Stanford Graduate School of Business, and an Executive Certificate in Strategic Perspectives in non-profit management from Harvard Business School. He is a certified trainer in Appreciative Inquiry, Organisational Consciousness and Transformation leadership.

Peter Kawumi – Non-Executive Director

Peter holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Edinburgh Business School (Heriot-Watt University UK) and a BSc. (Hons) Software Engineering from Kingston University (UK). Peter has more than 12 years’ experience in strategy formulation, innovation and service delivery in the financial services industry with a strong understanding of the emerging convergence of the financial services and information technology sectors. Currently the Manager, Competitive Strategies with Financial Sector Deepening Uganda (FSDU), Peter draws on his Business and IT experience to facilitate improvements in national policy, market infrastructure and access channels to deliver responsive financial services to the underserved and low-income segments. He previously worked with dfcu Bank, Equity Bank and Standard Chartered Bank.

Rita Kabatunzi – Company Secretary

Rita is an advocate and governance professional serving as company secretary at a Listed company in Uganda. She is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries & Administrators (ICSA) UK, a founding Committee member of ICSA Uganda where she serves as Vice Chairperson, trainer and consultant. Rita is an ongoing Doctoral student at Walden University (Doctorate in Business Administration, Leadership specialty) and holds an honorary Doctorate in Business Administration, Corporate Governance specialty from Common Wealth University. She has used her knowledge and exposure as an International Finance Corporation (IFC) accredited trainer, Fellow(ICSA) and MBA (Leicester University) to champion change among leaders, directors and company secretaries in Uganda, Kenya and Nigeria. She has contextualized internationally recommended best practice to the African setting offering practical training and consultancy to boards and company secretaries, across public and private sectors. Rita offers company secretarial support to The Leadership Team Uganda and Ramco International. She was a contributor to the IFC Global Secretaries Tool Kit, a handbook for Corporate Ethics and Business Integrity for State Owned Enterprises in Southern Africa(OECD) and the Governance Regulations for the Electricity Sector in Uganda.