By; Our reporter
12th August 2019
Uganda National Oil Company (UNOC) board of directors has appointed Proscovia Nabbanja as the acting CEO.
The announcement comes after former CEO, Dr. Josephine Wapakabulo who resigned in May this year and has left office today.
Nabbanja, 41, has been the chief operating officer upstream at UNOC. According to a profile on UNOC website Nabbanja has 19 years of experience in the oil and gas industry.
Formerly she served as a Principal Geologist in the Petroleum Exploration & Production Department under the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development.
At UNOC she headed the technical division and was at the forefront of reviews of technical proposals especially field development plans and petroleum reservoir reports.
Nabbanja holds a Bachlor of science (Chemistry, Geology) from Makerere University and a Master of Science in petroleum geoscience from Imperial College of Science Technology and Medicine, London. She also has an MBA from the same college.