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Julius Emmanuel OmodingSenior Technical Assistance Advisor, Regional Director for Africa

Julius Emmanuel Omoding is Finance and Banking professional with more than 15 years of experience in the Ugandan Banking sector.

From 2011-16, Mr. Omoding served as Managing Director / Chief Executive Officer of FINCA Uganda. There, Julius led transformational change across the subsidiary, including in the areas of people and structures, strategy and leadership, governance and business development, and technology and alternative delivery channels. During this time, FINCA Uganda was consistently a profitable and self-sustaining subsidiary of FINCA International. 

Prior to this, Mr. Omoding served as the Executive Director and Head of Business Banking at FINA Bank Uganda (now Guarantee Trust Bank Limited, Uganda).

From 2001 to 2008 Mr. Omoding worked with Barclays Bank Uganda where he served in various capacities including Head of Sales, Head of SME lending, and Head of Electronic Banking and Cards. He started his career as a news reporter and anchor with Media Plus Limited.

Mr. Omoding earned his BA from Makerere University, and has attended leadership courses at Harvard Business School and Strathmore Business School.


He is an ardent sports fan, especially of table tennis, which he played competitively for the Uganda National Table Tennis Team, including representing his country in the All Africa Games and World Championship competitions. Other passions include dogs and philosophy.

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