Jennifer Musisi

Jennifer Musisi is an experienced lawyer and public administrator in Uganda, and has been Executive Director of the Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) since 2011. She has been at the head of the transformation of the City Administration from a Local Government to a Corporate Entity under the Central Government.

Jennifer has a strong legal, administrative and leadership background, and previously worked as Commissioner Legal Services and Board Affairs in the national Uganda Revenue Authority. She has trained at Makerere University, Kampala, as well as numerous other institutions including The George Washington University, Harvard Business School and Harvard Law School.

Jennifer has over 30 international, regional and local awards and works with various international agencies on urban transformation projects as well as African City leaders on issues of urban transformation. Jennifer is also an international speaker on matters of sustainable urban transformation.

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    Cities that Work launch event at the World Bank

    The IGC's Cities that Work initiative was publicly launched at the World Bank on 7 September 2017 with a panel discussing the topic 'Research into Policy to Support Well-Managed Urbanisation’, featuring: Francisco Ferreira (World Bank); Ed Glaeser (IGC and Harvard University); Jennifer Musisi (Kampala Capital City Authority); Tony Venables (IGC and Oxford University);...

    20 Mar 2018

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    In conversation with Jennifer Musisi at the World Urban Forum

    Astrid Haas (International Growth Centre) speaks to Jennifer Musisi (Executive Director, Kampala Capital City Authority) about policies for growing cities at the World Urban Forum.

    14 Feb 2018

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    Jennifer Musisi: Urban challenges in the developing world

    Jennifer S Musisi, Executive Director of the Kampala Capital City Authority, outlines some of the key challenges facing cities in the developing world.

    7 Feb 2018

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    Jennifer Musisi: Lessons from Kampala

    Jennifer S Musisi, Executive Director of the Kampala Capital City Authority, discusses the inefficiencies of urban authorities in the developing world and outlines work done in Kampala to transform its urban governance.

    7 Dec 2017