Mr. Bemanya Twebaze is the Registrar General and Official Receiver Uganda Registration Services Bureau (URSB) a post he assumed in March 2012, having been Ag. Registrar General from December 2011.
He is a Board Member of Capital Markets Authority (CMA). He is a Board Member of the National Identification and Registration Authority (NIRA). He is a Board Member of URSB. He served as Chairman Administrative Council of the Africa Regional Intellectual Property Organization (ARIPO) from November 2013 to November 2015. He has previously served as Director and Secretary to a number of other companies.
Mr. Bemanya has re-aligned URSB’s operations with emphasis on use of technology to support and simplify registration operations. Under his leadership, URSB has continued to register notable success stories in service delivery, promoting private sector growth through enterprise formalization and revenue collection.
He has spearheaded the development of a simplified, efficient and transparent regulatory framework to govern URSB’s registration activities. He has led the fight against corruption. This has in turn led to improved revenue collection and enhanced the image and public perception of URSB.
Mr. Bemanya has represented Uganda at both National and International conferences, seminars and workshops giving keynote addresses and presentations relevant to Business Registration, Insolvency, Intellectual Property and Civil Registration. He has on a number of occasions led the Government of Uganda delegation to the sessions of Working Group V on Insolvency Laws at the United Nations.
Mr. Bemanya has a broad legal background with more than 20 years’ experience in the field of Commercial Law, Business Registration, Insolvency, Intellectual Property and Civil Registration. Mr. Bemanya has a wealth of experience in legal practice and has a history of successfully managing and concluding the liquidation of some of the largest government parastatals.
Mr. Bemanya holds an Executive MBA from ESAMI, an Honors Degree in Law from Makerere University Kampala, a Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice from the Law Development Centre Kampala and several certificates in Legal issues, Administration and Management from National and International training institutions including Certificate of completion for the Leadership for the 21st Century (L21): Chaos, Conflict and Courage Program, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Executive Education.