Robert Busuulwa Managing Partner

Robert Busuulwa

Robert Busuulwa is the founder and Managing Partner of Forvis Mazars in Uganda.

Robert is a highly experienced professional in the fields of audit, taxation, and finance. As the Managing Partner of Forvis Mazars BRJ in Uganda, a member firm of the international Forvis Mazars Group, he oversees a wide range of financial services, including audit, advisory, accounting, tax, and legal services. With a career spanning over 27 years, Robert has a diverse background, having worked in both England and various African countries, gaining invaluable insights into different business environments. His expertise encompasses statutory audits, tax advisory, compliance support, and the review of business systems. Moreover, he has a strong educational foundation, including a Bachelor of Laws degree and qualifications as a Chartered Accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW).

Robert's proficiency extends beyond traditional accounting and auditing. He has a deep knowledge of taxation, having served as the tax partner for BRJ Partners. His advisory services range from helping international businesses with tax structures to assisting local enterprises with VAT and income tax matters. His involvement in Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) cases and tax reviews has showcased his competence in navigating complex tax regulations across various sectors, including oil and gas, telecommunications, manufacturing, and more. His contribution in setting up and advising international businesses in Africa reflects his commitment to promoting financial growth and compliance in the region.

In addition to his extensive professional experience, Robert is actively involved in teaching and training in the fields of risk management and taxation. He has lectured at several institutions in the United Kingdom, Uganda, and Rwanda, providing valuable insights and knowledge to future professionals. Furthermore, his involvement in various boards and committees, such as the Audit and Risk Committee of the Uganda Health Marketing Group and the Audit, Finance & Risk Committee of Financial Sector Deepening Uganda, demonstrates his commitment to ensuring financial transparency, governance, and inclusion in his community. Moreover, Robert's interest in academic research and participation in financial reporting, audit committees, and board composition further underscores his dedication to promoting best practices and advancing financial education. His certification as a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (ACAMS) highlights his commitment to combating financial crime and ensuring compliance with anti-money laundering regulations. Robert's extensive background and contributions to the financial sector in Uganda and beyond make him a respected and accomplished professional in his field.

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