Jean Byamugisha is the, the only trade association for the Hotel Sector in Uganda. With over 500 member hotels, UHOA is the biggest as well as one of the oldest private sector Associations in Uganda’s tourism sector.
Ms. Byamugisha is the first female CEO of the Association as well as the youngest CEO in the history of UHOA. She has also been recognized as one of the 20 Best performing CEOs in Uganda in a survey carried out in December 2018. She was voted among the top 100 women in Tourism in Africa in 2017 as well as one of Uganda’s Top 40 CEO’s under 40 in 2018.
Ms. Byamugisha has a Bachelor’s Degree in Tourism Management from Makerere University, one of Africa’s oldest and best universities as well as a host of post graduate certifications from different institutions. Jean is very passionate about the tourism industry and has acted as Mentor to many hospitality students in different universities in Uganda. In her spare time, Jean is an avid reader and traveller.