Mr. James Kamanyire Director, Finance and Administration

James holds an MBA with Merit from Oxford Brookes University 2006, an Upper second Bachelor of Commerce Degree- B.Com (Accounting) from Makerere University 1991 and is a Chartered Certified Accountant, (FCCA) 1996.


James is an experienced and innovative finance professional with strong accounting, finance and business administration skills. He has held senior Oil and Gas positions with Royal Dutch Shell in South Africa, United Kingdom and Uganda. But he has also successfully implemented more than 10 full project SAP lifecycles in several countries including United Kingdom, The Netherlands, Germany, Belgium, Luxembourg, Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Finland, Switzerland, Austria, Hong Kong and Singapore.  James has a deep understanding of ERP Systems, Project Management, Human Resource Management, Audit, Accounting, Finance, Business Analysis and Planning.


Prior to the commencement of the 15-year tenure with Royal Dutch Shell during which he held various Audit and Accountancy roles, James worked as an Internal Auditor for the Uganda Revenue Authority from April 1993 –May 1995 and as a Senior Accountant with the National Enterprise Corporation from Dec 1991 –March 1993.


After completing a 7 year foreign assignment with Royal Dutch Shell in various countries, James returned to Uganda in February 2010 and became a Partner with BIZ & Co Certified Public Accountants an Audit, Accounting and Management Services firm to Government, Non-Governmental Organizations and the Private sector enterprises.