KAMPALA — Dr. David Mpango Kakuba, Director General of Uganda Civil Aviation Authority (UCAA), a body charged with the regulation of Air Transport in Uganda will leave his role at the end of this month June 2020, the UCCA has said.
UCAA in a public notice dispelled reports that Dr. Kakuba who served for 13 years in different positions at the authority was fired.
‘He (Dr. Kakuba) has diligently served and [he] is completing his term before retiring honorably, ” UCAA said in public notice on Monday June 15.
Dr. Kakuuba has registered various successes at the airport agency including International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Council President Award for outstanding performance in a security audit on Uganda.
Others include, implementation of the Entebbe International Airport upgrade and expansion projects, automation and upgrade of air navigation systems and promulgation of the CAA Amendment Act, 2019, are among other successes.
Before the appointment as Director General, he was Deputy Managing Director of the same body for nine years.
Before joining UCAA, Dr. Kakuba was a Director Management Services/Corporation Secretary for National Water and Sewerage Corporation, a utility charged with the provision of Water and Sewerage Services Uganda for 14 years.
Earlier he worked as Deputy Board Secretary of Uganda Electricity Board for six years.
Immediately after College he worked as a Senior Magistrate with the Judicial Department of Uganda.
Dr. Kakuba holds a Doctor of Philosophy Degree in Business Administration and a Bachellor’s degree of Laws.
He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators.
Dr. Kakuba is a seasoned professional Company Secretary, with practical management experience and commitment to Results-Oriented management.
He is a good negotiator with Trade Unions and believer in Corporate Industrial harmony.
He is respected for his good communication skills, demonstrated high degree of initiative, self-motivation and proven ability of maintaining consistently high standards of work under pressure particularly in a changing business environment that needs appropriate change management skills.
He cherishes adhering to good corporate governance principles and he is happily married.