Manager, Enterprise Growth and Development
Private Sector Development Unit, Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development, Uganda

Richard Mubiru works as Lead Officer in charge of Enterprise Growth and development in the Private Sector Development Unit (PSDU) of the Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development in Uganda.

Part of his work is coordination of the Informality Management for Compliance and Resilience (IMCORE) program in Uganda. IMCORE is a 5-year study program on the transitioning of 10,000 small informal businesses into medium, compliant and attractive entities capable of participating in national, regional and global opportunities.

Through this program, Richard worked closely with UNCTAD team in developing a localised Accounting Development Tool (ADT) and its training manual for small informal businesses in Uganda. This tool is expected to transform accounting, reporting and filing capacities in SMEs as well as contributing to the development of national reporting infrastructure for SMEs in Uganda.