Alumnus of the Month (ALMO)


Benedict01Benedict Makanga


Personal Assistant to the Deputy Governor

Bank of Uganda

GRIPS Global Governance Program (’18)






After completing his Bachelor of Science in Quantitative Economics, at Makerere University, Benedict started his career in 2003 as a statistician managing and analyzing various sets of data in the Uganda Bureau of Statistics. In 2005, he accepted a job offer at Centenary Rural Development Bank as a Credit Officer, responsible for extending microloans to rural businesses and rural households. In 2007, Benedict joined the Bank of Uganda where he has held various roles in different departments before being appointed to his current position as Personal Assistant to the Deputy Governor.


Benedict graduated with a Ph.D. in Advanced Policy Studies from the GRIPS Global Governance Program in 2018.


…Read an interview with Benedict Makanga



7-22-1 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo 106-8677

TEL : +81-(0)3-6439-6000     
FAX : +81-(0)3-6439-6010


Print Out