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Josephine Ossiya

Josephine Okui Ossiya



Josephine Okui Ossiya joined IFAC’s Professional Accountants in Business (PAIB) Advisory Group in January 2024. She was nominated by the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda.  

Mrs. Ossiya the is the Chief Finance Officer of Bujagali Energy Limited. Effective February 1, 2024, she will be the CEO of Capital Markets Authority Uganda.  Previously, she was CFO and Head of Finance of ATC Ghana and Finance Director, Eskom Uganda Limited. She has also worked for Standard Chartered Bank as Financial Controller, Shell U Ltd as Compliance Manager, Corporate Treasurer and Financial Controller, British American Tobacco as Area Auditor for Eastern Africa, and as an Internal Auditor at National Social Security Fund & National Water and Sewerage Corporation. 
Mrs. Ossiya holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree (Accounting) from Makerere University and a Masters of Business administration specialising in International Business from the University of Liverpool. 

She is a member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda (ICPAU) and the current President of council of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda, a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants UK (ACCA), and a founder Member of the Institute of Internal Auditors Uganda. Since 2018, she has been a member of the board of Bank of Uganda, serving as the Chairperson of the Strategy Finance Committee of the Board and Chairperson of the Board of Trustees of the BoU Staff Retirement Defined Benefits Scheme. She is also Chairperson of the audit committee at Busitema University. 

She is partner in Rona & Partners (an accounting & audit services firm). She is an entrepreneur, farmer and owner of Mychere Ltd a company involved in Agro-processing (growing rice & Turmeric, processing and packaging). 

With her husband Solomon Ossiya , a lawyer and advocate, she has three daughters.