Professor John Ddumba-Ssentamu is the Vice Chancellor of Makerere University. He has spent the past 35 years of his life in Makerere University, where he has served in various capacities and risen through the academic ranks to the position he now holds as Vice Chancellor and Professor of Economics. He holds a PhD in Economics, M.A Economics and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics. He is widely published in the field of Economics. Under his leadership, the Department of Economics then under the Faculty of Social Sciences, was transformed into an Institute. Later, became a Faculty of Economics and Management and eventually the College of Business and Management Sciences. He was Principal of the College before taking on his current assignment as Vice Chancellor. At national level, he was the Care Taker Vice Chancellor of Ndejje University, from 1999 – 2001. He has served as Chairman of various Boards including Uganda Coffee Marketing Board and the Academic Board of the African Economic Research Consortium (AERC). Professor Ddumba-Ssentamu is currently Chairman Board of Directors - Centenary Bank; A Council Member of Muteesa-1 Royal University and the Chairperson Governing Council of Kisubi Brothers University College, a constituent College of Uganda Martyrs University Nkozi. At the international level, he represents Africa on the Finance Committee of Caritas International based in the Vatican and is a member of the Micro Finance Institutions Network in Africa. He is also a member of the Governing Council of the Association of African Universities, representing all Universities in Eastern Africa. Contact details: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.