Who We Are

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Who We Are

The Institute of Corporate Governance of Uganda (ICGU) is a not – for – profit body that was instituted in 2000 at the onset of Privatization to create propagate, promote, deepen and entrench the Corporate Governance principles and practices of Accountability, Transparency, Integrity, Responsibility and Excellence in both public and private organizations.

ICGU was incorporated in December 1998 as a company limited by guarantee and not having a share capital and was officially launched on 12thOctober 2000.

The Institute derives its mandate from the Memorandum and Articles of Association and it is governed by an 11- member Council chaired by the President, and a Secretariat headed by a Chief Executive Officer. Its membership cuts across all sectors of the economy and embraces both individual and corporate members.

Today the Institute is a membership based Organisation with a growing number of both corporate and individual members. ICGU is a member of the African Corporate Governance Network and affiliated to the Asian Corporate Governance Association – Hong Kong.

Why Choose Us

By make of the institute establishment under the ministry of Finance and Economic Planning. it has a national mandate to execute, train and advise on Corporate Governance principles and practices in Uganda.

With over 20 years of experience in Coporate Governance both locally and internationally. ICGU tested tools, understanding of Coporate Governance trends and we have developed our base of experts inn all Coporate Governance aspects

ICGU has built capacity to internationalize local management practices as well as localize international management  practices. This helps to build governance systems that are compatible with international Coporate Governance practices and also enhance local content

ICGU works with a team of experts in Coporate Governance with both training and practice at various levels of management. Our team have trained in Coporate Governance andour trainers are top leaders in different organizations and serve on Board of organizations both locally and internationally.

ICGU is a fully fledged structuredregistered organization with its core activities in corporate governance. Our processs are seamless and designed to benefit our clients and to enforce results. Our teams are organized in departments to deliver a centralized call on clients’ satisfaction

Given our experience and categorization of our services, ICGU doesn’t offer “one  size fits all services” BUT rather offers customized Corporate Governance services.


Our Core Values

ICGU promotes the values of sound corporate governance, namely;