Mahamoud Andama joined the Bank in August 2015 as the Manager Business Development, later being appointed Director Investments in May 2018. He is a driven, focused and effective leader with more than 15 years’ diverse experience in development and commercial banking. His adeptness at credit process management, development and execution of profitable business initiatives, negotiation and relationship management has seen and the bank’s business grow by more than double during his tenure.
Mahamoud has been pivotal in developing the bank’s strategic plans aligned to the national development priorities and sustainable development goals. He is specifically credited for building a successful, high performing team that has delivered phenomenon business growth, resulting in effective utilization of lines of credit and improved portfolio quality. He also championed the delineation of sector expertise in the bank and took on oversight of additional diverse internal and external stakeholders outside of his reporting line in order to manage business more effectively.
Prior to joining UDBL, Mahamoud worked with large financial institutions of repute like Barclays and Stanbic (Standard Bank) in various capacities both in credit and business functions where he played an instrumental role in funding large investment projects in Uganda undertaken by prominent multinational corporations.
Mahamoud holds a Master of Business Administration from the Edinburgh Business School – Heriot WATT University Scotland UK, and a Master of Arts in International Economics and Trade degree from Shanghai University-Peoples Republic of China. He also holds a first-class honors degree in Bachelor of Business Administration from Makerere University – Uganda. Mahamoud is a Member of the Association of the Certified Chartered Accountants (UK) and a Fellow Member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants – UK ( FCCA).
He has completed various leadership and management programmes to include; Foundation Leadership Programme at Global Leadership Centre-Johannesburg, Senior Leadership programme at Strathmore Business school-Nairobi, CEO apprenticeship programme – Strathmore business school and University of Cape Town