Chief Legal and Corporate Affairs Officer @ Uganda National Oli Company
Peter started his career as a magistrate and thereafter spent 11 years in the litigation office of Uganda Revenue Authority. He is an enrolled advocate in Uganda, a member of the Uganda Law Society and East African Law Society. Peter has appeared in all courts in Uganda and handled most of the key tax decisions in the last eleven years. He is interested in arbitration and has been involved in three arbitration matters as counsel and speaks at arbitration conferences. Peter holds an LLB from Makerere University, a Diploma in Legal practice from the Law Development Centre and an LLM in petroleum taxation and Finance from the University of Dundee. Peter’s areas of interest are corporate governance, project finance, negotiations, taxation, litigation and arbitration.
Breakout Session 1: Big Data & Technology Advancements in the Energy Sector: A journey to Cleaner Energy”
The Government has taken proactive measures to increase the levels of ICT penetration in Uganda. This includes the National Development Plan III, the digital transformation program, the National Broadband Policy and the Digital Uganda Vison. However, the uptake of internet use is still relatively low. Expert panelists shall advice on how Government and relevant regulatory bodies can reduce the costs of internet and bolster access to internet even in the most remote areas in the country. The panel shall also discuss the role of IXP regulation.