Jacquiline Kisiiku

Jacquiline is a member of the EA Board of Directors. She sits on different subcommittees of the Board including The Finance and Administration Committee, Resource Mobilization and Investment Committee and the Programs Committee.

Jacqueline started her career at the Chartered Institute of Bankers, Kampala Centre now known as the Uganda Institute of Banking and Financial Services in 1988 and rose through the ranks to head the Banking and Finance Training Services Department.

She was responsible for developing flagship (brand) training programs and creating a niche in capacity development for banks and microfinance institutions while effectively partnering with other actors globally among others, the London Institute of Banking and Finance, Shorebank Advisory Services, Chicago, USA and the International Training Centre of the ILO, United Nations (UN) in collaboration with development partners namely USAID, GIZ, DANIDA, World Bank and the United Nations. She was instrumental in diversifying the portfolio of product offerings in banks and microfinance institutions, providing technical assistance, secondment trainings and building leadership capacity. During the course of her career, she was certified as an Accredited Master Trainer for the ILO Making Microfinance Work trainings, Lending to Small and Medium Enterprises program by Shorebank Advisory Services, Chicago, USA and Training of Trainers by Crown Agents, United Kingdom as well as several banking courses by the Indian Institute of Banking and Finance, Mumbai.

For over 12 years Jacqueline has been working as an Independent Consultant in various capacities supporting international and national centres of excellence in developing training programs and offering trainings, building the set-up of the establishment of training institutes, enhancing the development and effectiveness of banks, microfinance and entrepreneurship institutions through capacity building, conducting retail training of trainers programs, conducting market and impact assessments, strengthening stakeholders’ capacity for policy dialogue on key development issues, reintegrating women ex combatants into economic activities (DRR), mainstreaming green growth in entrepreneurship programs with among others the International Labour Organization, Turin Centre, Italy, Adam Smith International, United Kingdom, Frankfurt School of Finance and Management, Germany, Enterprise Uganda and various development partner agencies. She has extensive training delivery and project management experience having worked in twelve countries in Africa and Asia.

Jacqueline holds a Masters Degree in Management Studies from Management College of Southern Africa (MANCOSA), South Africa, a Bachelors Degree in Arts with Education from Makerere University, Kampala, a Post Graduate Diploma in Management Studies from MANCOSA and a Post Graduate Diploma in Management of Small and Medium Enterprises from Galilee College, Israel. She is currently pursuing a Certificate in Green Growth and Sustainable Finance.