Jackie has been a co-opted member of the SPM committee since 3rd November 2016. She holds a master’s degree in business administration from Makerere University Business School and a bachelor’s degree in social sciences from Makerere University. Currently, she is the Executive Director at AMFIU (Association of Microfinance Institutions of Uganda), which is the national network for the microfinance industry in Uganda.
She has a background in microfinance and rural development, credit and grant management both at retail and wholesale levels (loan appraisals, monitoring and portfolio reporting), community mobilization and sensitization, project planning, implementation and management, financial performance monitoring, gender management, community banking/VSLA models, agriculture financing and organizational capacity building. Prior to joining AMFIU, she worked with the Ministry of Finance under the Microfinance Outreach Programme and the Microfinance Support Center Ltd