Governor Mutebile


The Governor of Bank of Uganda (2001 to date)

Mr. Emmanuel Tumusiime Mutebile had been the Permanent Secretary/Secretary to Treasury in the Ministry of Finance Planning and Economic Development  between 1992-2000. He was appointed as the 9th Governor of Bank of Uganda on 11  January 2001. After serving his five-year term that ended on January 11, 2006 he was re-appointed to serve another five year term as Governor of Bank of Uganda.

Family names:             Tumusiime Mutebile
First names:                 Emmanuel
Other names:               Kirenga Baryabota
Date of Birth:                27 January 1949
Date of Appointment: 13 December, 2000


1974 Durham University England
BA Joint Honors (Economics and Politics)

1975-1977 Ballior College, Oxford
Post Graduate Training in Economics

Commissioned by Rapid Results  College, London to write their syllabus and course for "COMMERCE FOR AFRICA"

Visiting Lecturer, Furnharm Center for International Briefing<>

Dec 1977- June 1979
Industrial Economics Lecturer, University of Dar es Salaam

June 1979-1980
Deputy Principal Private Secretary to the President,  State House , Entebbe

Acting Under Secretary, Ministry of Planning and Economic Development

Chief  Government Planning Economist, Ministry of Planning and Economic Development

Sept 1985
Permanent Secretary, Prime Minister's Office, in charge of Economic Affairs

May 1986-March 1992
Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Planning and Economic Development and Chairman Agricultural Policy Committee

April 1992-April 1998
Secretary to the Treasury , Ministry of Finance ( linked from the Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development)

May 1998- 13 December  2000
Permanent Secretary/Secretary to the Treasury of the re-merged Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development; Chairman of Agricultural Policy Committee and Chairman of the Steering Committee for drawing up the Agricultural Modernization Plan.

August 2000
Consultant for the International Monetary Fund in Washington D.C. as a member of the External Review Group on the Fiscal Affairs Department of the IMF.

He has worked as a consultant for the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund, The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), the Macroeconomic and Financial Management Institute  of Eastern and Central Africa (MEFMI), UK Department for International Cooperation, the North South Institute Canada and for the Governments of Rwanda, Tanzania, Eritrea, Kenya and Nepal.

Governor Mutebile is widely traveled, throughout Africa, Europe, United States, Latin America, Japan, Cine, India, Australia, New Zealand, Malaysia, Indonesia and Singapore. He has lectured  extensively on Financial Stabilization and Economic  Structural Adjustment and has written numerous articles on Economic Development some of which have been published in Academic Journals. He has been a member of the Board of Directors of the Bank of Uganda since April 1992 ans is a Fellow of the Economic Development Institute of The World Bank.

  December 14, 2006
During a breakfast meeting organised by the Makerere University Private Sector Forum (MUPSF, the Vice Chancellor of Makerere University announced the appointment of Mr. Emmanuel Tumusiime Mutebile (with 3 others) as an honorary professor of the University. He was attached to the faculty of Economics and Management of Makerere University.