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Our Team

Edes & Associates has an extensive resource base of professionals spanning across a variety of different markets, functions, services, and locations. Our team has been extensively trained with the Big 4 firms but also comes with hands on expertise in sub-Saharan and Asian countries. The Firm is founded on a strong and reliable leadership team which possess a wealth of experience and expertise in different markets, functions, services, and locations. Our team of qualified and highly experienced professional staff coupled with a number of Associate consultants worldwide, enables us to consistently exceed client expectations.

Emmanuel Muwazi
Emmanuel Muwazi holds a BA-SS (Hons) of Makerere University Kampala, a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA) and member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda (ICPAU). Prior to the establishment of Edes & Associates, Emmanuel worked with PricewaterhouseCoopers for a period of over six years where he led several engagement teams in the performance of audit and advisory services in both the private and public sectors. He worked under the Public Sector Group at PricewaterhouseCoopers where he specialized in the provision of financial advisory and assurance services to donor and government supported Programmes in the Central African region.

With experience of over 24 years, Emmanuel currently leads complex assurance and advisory engagements undertaken by the Firm in the public sector in addition to managing the firm’s client engagements with responsibilities including quality control, delivery and client relationship management. He has work in over 15 countries throughout Africa, Asia and Europe

Eric Settuba
B Com, CPA (K), CPA (U)
Eric Settuba holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Hons) from Makerere University and is a member of Certified Public Accountant of Kenya (CPAK), a member of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda (ICPAU) and a member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Rwanda (ICPAR). Eric has over 25 years’ experience and is currently a Partner at Edes & Associates, having left PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) in October 2003 as an Assistant Manager. He specializes in delivery of professional audit and management support services to Government Ministries, Parastatals, Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) and Aid donor agencies. He has been involved in assignments covering financial audits, the review and improvement of internal controls, accounting and financial management systems, financial and management assistance to projects and companies. He has also participated in the training of clients in accounting, audit and internal control systems.

Robert Mabirizi
MBA, B Com, CPA(U)

Robert holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree of Makerere University Kampala and a member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda (ICPAU). Robert started out his professional career at Edes & Associates as an associate Trainees. He has over the years led teams on different assignments and has been a team member on a number of assurance and advisory assignments undertaken by the firm both for profit and not for profit making organizations. He has led teams which have successfully executed assignments in
Nigeria, Ethiopia, Zambia, South Sudan, Tanzania, Malawi, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Lesotho, Sierra Leone, Ghana and Uganda. He possesses multi-cultural exposure with ability to display cultural sensitivity and adaptability in interaction with people of different backgrounds.

With experience of over 10 years, Robert is currently a Director at Edes & Associates. He specializes in the delivery of advisory and management support services to Government Ministries, parastatals, Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) and Aid donor agencies. He has knowledge and experience in statutory and project audits for public sector organizations, financial management advisory, management consultancy, accounting support, financial reviews, supply chain management reviews and other accounting related services.

Frank Sebaziga

Leading our team in Rwanda, Frank has a wealth of experience in providing professional services, having started his career with Ernst & Young. A chartered certified accountant, Frank has specialized knowledge and experience in; audit of both private and public sector entities; internal audit; and financial management of not for profit organizations. Whilst at Ernst & Young, Frank led various audit and assurance projects in several sectors including financial services, not for profit organizations, telecommunications companies, and hospitality services. He also worked as a senior internal auditor with MTN Rwanda cell, one of the leading telecommunication companies in Africa, where he conducted various internal audit reviews. He has also worked as a consultant in financial management to not for profit organizations, where he has been providing assistance to implement sound financial and administrative systems. Frank has carried out training for financial management in the public sector, as well as reviews for compliance with donor requirements. With a combined regional resource team, Frank is responsible for the development and growth of the Firm’s business in Rwanda.