Proscovia Nabbanja

Uganda National Oil Company Limited (UNOC)

Chief Executive Officer

As the Chief Executive officer of the Uganda National Oil Company, Proscovia is charged with executing the company’s 5-year-Corporate Strategy and Plans, Managing the business aspects of State Participation across the petroleum value chain, including upstream, refining, transportation and storage and identifying new commercially viable investments for the company.

Proscovia has over 20 years of experience in the oil and gas industry. Formerly served as a Principal Geologist in the Petroleum Exploration & Production Department under the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development. She headed the Technical Division and was at the forefront of reviews of technical proposals, especially field development plans and petroleum reservoir reports.

She sat on different inter-ministerial committees and worked on several Donor funded programs such as Oil for Development and USAID. Proscovia holds a BSc in Chemistry, and Geology from Makerere University, Kampala, MSC Petroleum Geoscience from Imperial College of Science Technology and Medicine, DIC, Dip Petroleum Management and Operations, MBA from Imperial College Business School.

Sessions With Proscovia Nabbanja

Tuesday, 7 March

  • 07:15am - 08:20am (CST) / 07/mar/2023 01:15 pm - 07/mar/2023 02:20 pm

    African Upstream: Finding opportunity amid turbulence

    Despite the ongoing global impetus to decarbonize, the Russia-Ukraine conflict has underscored Africa’s vital role as a source of energy security, as well as the region’s remarkable exploration successes in 2022, particularly in frontier provinces. Political instability in key hydrocarbon provinces, however, may dampen investor interest. Where in Africa will the next upstream prizes be found? What strategies will prove key to unlocking them? How can countries vying for investor attention improve their competitive position?