Edith possesses over 20 years of experience in the field of financial/investment/risk analysis and project management, 15 years of which are senior management responsibilities. This experience enriches Edith’s successful track record of leadership on teams.
Edith has most recently worked as country manager of Oikocredit an international financial investment organization for 13 years where she was at the helm of all country operations, and initiatives. She managed the credit, equity, guarantee and capacity building partnerships which also included for urban, per urban and rural dwellers, through financing of microfinance institutions and SACCOs.
Edith has also championed all networking activities to ensure the growth of Oikocredit brand into a clear foot path as aligned within the country strategy. She has managed a portfolio in credit and equity investments worth more than Euro 50Million (UGX215BN).
Edith’s continuous involvement on the financial inclusion agenda, has developed into a full grown interest towards helping people increase access to finance.
Upon engagement with various stakeholders within the financial sector space, Edith has learnt to overcome the usual challenges, issues and inefficiencies encountered in order to develop a solid financial sector.