His Imperial Majesty Emperor Chris Baywood Ibe, President & CEO of Baywood Continental Limited, Ugandan Prime Minister, Rt. Hon. Dr Ruhakana Rugunda are among the distinguished Speakers at the 5th Uganda-UK Investment Convention scheduled for 12th September at the Troxy, London, UK. The event is being organized by the Ugandan Convention in partnership with Uganda Investment Authority (UIA) and is the largest Ugandan focused trade and investment forum in Europe attracting the largest gathering of investors, Ugandans in the Diaspora, government officials, business leaders and UK government officials.
One of the main aims of this year’s Convention with the theme “Turning growth into prosperity” is to promote Uganda as a favorite investment destination in East African region. The conference will address the essential need to know topics most prevalent to Uganda, such as opportunities within the priority sectors; infrastructure development, Power & Energy, Health-care, Agriculture & Agri-business, Real Estate, financial markets, intra-regional trade and Diaspora issues.
Emperor Chris Baywood Ibe is the President/CEO of one of Nigeria’s largest indigenous oil and Gas EPC Service Companies, Baywood Continental Ltd and with her sister companies Baywood Exploration, Tropical Artic Logistics Ltd (TAL) and Real Xtreme Ltd specialises in exploration and production, air logistics (helicopter services) and in Real Estate, facility management, downstream operations and manpower supply among others. He is also planning to launch a World Class broadcasting network in partnership with EnyPictures Media UK with headquarters based in Nigeria serving the whole world.
Other Confirmed speakers include: Her Royal Highness Sylvia Nagginda Nnabagereka, Lord Sheikh, Dr. Louis Kasekende, Deputy Governor, BOU, Hon. Aporu Christine, Minister for Teso Affairs, Hon. Ernest Kiiza, Minister of State for Bunyoro Affairs, Hon. Nekesa Barbara Oundo, Minister of state for Karamoja Affairs, Hon.Kataike Sarah Ndoboli, Minister of State for Luwero Triangle, Mrs. Jennifer Musisi, Executive Director-KCCA, HE Professor Joyce Kikafunda, HE Nimisha Madhvani, H.E. Ambassador Mirjam Blaak Sow, Dr. Benon Mutambi, CEO, Electricity Regulatory Authority, Rt. Hon Baroness Sandy Verma (Parliamentary Under Secretary Of State Department of International Development), Doris Akol, Commissioner General-URA, Mr. Ismail Ahmed, the Founder and CEO of WorldRemit, Mr Ian Harrison, UK Trade & Investment-Regional Director, Hon. Kasamba Mathias, Nuradin Osman, MD, Africa & Middle East for AGCO ( Massey Ferguson), Dr. Eng. Frank Sebbowa, CEO-Uganda Investment Authority, Hon Cecilia Ogwal, Hon. Rebecca Amuge Otengo, Minister of State Northern Uganda and Hon. Wafula Oguttu.