UMA Chairman Quick Bio

Ms Barbara Mulwana has served as Executive Director Nice House of Plastics since 1991. Barbara started working with Nice House of Plastics after working as an Applications Engineer with Good Year Tyre and Rubber Company (Akron, Ohio) and worked as the Head Sales and Marketing Department in Nice House of Plastics before assuming her current role as Executive Director.

Ms Barbara Mulwana has served on a number of Boards and Steering Committees. She serves as Director Jesa Farm Dairy and Uganda Batteries Ltd (All under Mulwana Group of Companies), Director Stanbic Bank Uganda and now current Board Chairperson Uganda Manufacturers Association. She is a Board member of Jubilee life insurance and also sits on the Varkey GEMS Foundation-Uganda advisory board. Ms Barbara is also a member of the Steering Committee of the Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU).

Ms Barbara Mulwana holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from North Western University (Evanston, Illinois) and an EDP from the Kellog Graduate School of Management.

Ms Barbara is the Acting Honorary Consul of the Royal Thai Honorary Consulate- General in Uganda and is married with three children.

Barbara Mulwana   
UMA Chairman 
Uganda Manufacturers Association


Sector Statistics



UMA has over 1221 Members in all Categories
Industry Contribution To GDP21%


Electricity Consumption 66%

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