Dr. Albert Richards Otete

Board Member

Dr. Albert Richards Otete is a Partner at J. Samuel Richards & Associates, Certified Public Accountants, a firm licensed and regulated by the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda (ICPAU). He serves as a Board member of the Finance, Planning, and Administration Committee at ICPAU. He previously served as a member of the Professional Standards Committee and the Education & Research Committee at ICPAU.


Dr. Otete is a Non-Executive Director at Finance Trust Bank Limited and provides Board Advisory services at National Social Security Fund (NSSF). Dr. Otete formerly served the Board of National Information Technology Uganda (NITA-U) and supported the Public Sector Audit Committee for the Education and Social Services Sector under the Office of the Internal Auditor General for six years.


He is a full member of the Institutes of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya and Rwanda. He has over 32 years of experience in accounting, auditing, taxation, information technology, insolvency, and general business consulting garnered from his employment with reputable organizations including PricewaterhouseCoopers, KPMG, and Standard Bank Group. Dr. Otete is a Certified Information Systems Auditor, and a Certified Information Security Manager, and has helped Boards to implement Governance of Information Technology.


He is a member of the League of East African Directors (LEAD). He holds a Doctorate degree in Business Administration, a Master of Business Administration, and a bachelor’s degree in commerce.