FCCA, CPA (U)
As Team Leader, Emmanuel is responsible for the firm’s strategy, delivery and client relationship management. He has over 18 years' experience in financial management consultancy, having spent over six years with PricewaterhouseCoopers, where he was responsible for the planning and execution of audits and other advisory assignments in both the public and private sectors. Emmanuel has also led various forms of training and staff development programs. He has worked in over 15 countries in Africa, Asia and Europe.
BCom, CPA (K), CPA (U)
Director, Public Sector Advisory and Assurance Services
Leading the firm’s public sector service lines, Eric has over 18 years’ experience in financial management consultancy. Eric’s career started at PricewaterhouseCoopers where he worked for over six years in Uganda and Tanzania. Eric specializes in the delivery of professional audit and management support services to governments, ministries, parastatals, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), aid donor agencies and private sector businesses. Eric also worked as Director of the Finance and Administration Department; and Director of Supply Chain and Logistics Department at Axios International.
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 9 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.
RUTH S. HOFFMAN
MBA, CPA (U.S.A.), MEd, Masters in Microfinance
Ruth Hoffman is part of Edes & Associates senior consulting team. With over 30 years experience in accounting, IT, education and finance, Ruth is passionate about empowering people to understand how financial information can help individuals and organisations achieve their goals. Ruth has extensive overseas experience and is an expert in developing accounting systems and practical approaches to internal controls for NGOs and SMEs. In addition to obtaining her CPA in the United States working with Arthur Andersen & Co., Ruth has a Masters in Microfinance and Masters in Education from Belgium and a MBA from the University of Alberta in Canada.
Bcom, CPA (K)
Head, Regional Business Development
Lillian’s career as a professional accountant, which spans over 18 years, started with Ernst & Young. Lillian has led various teams on assurance and advisory projects both in the public and private sector in the Africa region. Drawing from her regional exposure, Lillian leads our business development initiatives in Africa. She can be contacted directly on any aspect where you may require our support.