William S. Kalema

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William S. Kalema
Born William S. Kalema
1945 (age 71–72)
Nationality Ugandan
Alma mater California Institute of Technology
University of Cambridge
Emmanuel College, Cambridge
Occupation Businessman & Entrepreneur
Years active 1978 - present
Home town Kampala
Spouse(s) 1

William S. Kalema is a member of the Commission for Africa.[1] He has previously served as Chairman of DFCU Group and of the Uganda Investment Authority. He is currently the Managing Partner of BDO East Africa in Uganda. He is listed as one of the wealthiest individuals in Uganda, the third-largest economy in the East African Community.[2]

Background and education[edit]

He was born in the Central Region of Uganda. He studied at Kings College Budo, a mixed boarding secondary school in Wakiso District, Uganda. He holds the degree of Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from Emmanuel College, Cambridge. His degree of Master of Science in the same field was obtained from the University of Cambridge. He also holds the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in chemical engineering from the California Institute of Technology.[3]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ CfA, . (2010). "Commission for Africa: Commissioners". © 2014 Commission for Africa (CfA). Retrieved 10 December 2014. 
  2. ^ Michael Kanaabi, and Ssebidde Kiryowa (6 January 2012). "The Deepest Pockets". New Vision (Kampala). Retrieved 10 December 2014. 
  3. ^ TBF, . "Biography of William S. Kalema BSc, MSc, PhD". The Brandt Forum (TBF). Retrieved 10 December 2014. 

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