Nathan WasoloNathan Wasolo


Kampala, Uganda

 

Occupational Information


Occupation: Pharmaceuticals

Occupational Position: Country Manager, Uganda. GlaxoSmithKline PLC

Projects


Self Sustaining Rural Development Project The project aims at catalyzing self development in a sustainable manner for young ladies between the ages of 18 to 35. It will demonstrate the critical role of young ladies in society and in doing so, send strong signals to other African youth that their efforts and initiatives in self development in a sustainable manner will make a difference in their and other people's lives.

Professional History


Nathan is the country manager for GlaxoSmithKline, Uganda, a position he has held since 2005. Nathan joined the pharmaceutical industry as a medical representative in 1999 and rose through the ranks. Over this time he has participated in the 7 fold growth in the number of employees. In his role as country manager GSK has introduced over 20 new products in Uganda with 5 going directly to the public sector. Nathan has experience in PPP and was a member of the National Coordination Committee for the introduction of Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine (PCV) in the Expanded Program of Immunization. Nathan is also involved in establishing the Uganda Health Works PPP. Nathan undertook his undergraduate studies in Biochemistry/Chemistry at Kenyatta University and later joined Makerere University Business School for his MBA. 

Qualifications


BSc Biochem/Chem. MBA

Programs


2013 Archbishop Desmond Tutu Leadership Fellow

Featured News

Norman Smit
23 December 2017

Making a simple change can help realize one’s full potential. At TED Talent Search Lagos 2017 in Nigeria, Victoria Ohaeri describes the importance of changing her name to positively affect others' perceptions.  The 2016 Tutu Fellow tells her personal story about the effects of labeling, and how changing her name made all the difference.

Norman Smit
21 December 2017

Young farmers participating in a project started by 2017 Tutu Fellow Samuel Kariuki have had their first harvest and been paid for the fruits of their labour.  The new farmers in the agro-entrepreneurship Fort Hall Eye Project harvested two tons of beans. This green success is taking place in one of the most troubled counties in Kenya, where alcoholism has left almost no household unaffected.

Peter Wilson
21 December 2017

When nominations closed earlier this week, there were close to 300 really top quality nominations of emerging African leaders from across the continent for the 2018 Tutu Leadership Fellowship.  We were again impressed by the breadth of outstanding candidates who are applying for the Fellowship, reinforcing what we already know: that there is no shortage of excellent young leaders on the continent. 

Norman Smit
20 December 2017

The CEO of All On, 2015 Tutu Fellow Wiebe Boer is helping to build access to affordable sustainable energy for low income households, small business, and communities.  All On is an independent impact investing company.  As part of its approach it has also provided a grant to the acclaimed Nigerian tech incubator, Co-Creation Hub, to challenge Nigeria’s innovators on energy. Co-Creation Hub is run by 2017 Tutu Fellow 'Bosun Tijani.

A Selection of Tutu Leadership Fellows

About AFLI

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The African Leadership Institute (AFLI) is unique among leadership initiatives in that it focuses on building the capacity and capability of visionary and strategic leadership across the continent. Developing exceptional leaders representing all spheres of society, the Institute’s flagship programme is the prestigious Archbishop Tutu Leadership Fellowship. Offering a multifaceted learning experience and run in partnership with Oxford University, it is awarded annually to 20-25 carefully chosen candidates, nominated from across Africa. Alumni of the African Leadership Institute form a dynamic network of Fellows passionately committed to the continent’s transformation, bridging the divide between nations and ensuring that Africa is set centre-stage in global affairs.

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