Staff Member
Ham Namakajjo
Director, Uganda Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Initiative

Ham joined ANDE as Director of the Uganda Entrepreneurial Initiative in February 2021. He is a strategy and business development professional with a wealth of experience in growth and innovation strategy, private equity portfolio support, and business development in entrepreneurial/innovation-oriented settings. He is passionate about enabling entrepreneurs in their various respects, from musicians, agri-preneurs, tech entrepreneurs, and everything in between, achieve their dreams. Prior to joining ANDE, he was a cofounder at Fezah and country manager for Google Uganda, before leaving to develop his own startups, with an additional stint as Jumia Uganda country manager. He has also worked as a management consultant with Bain & Company in their Los Angeles office. Ham holds an M.B.A from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, an MSc in Operational Telecommunications from Coventry University, and a BSc in Electronics from the University of Dar-es-Salaam.