David Mpanga

Partner, Kampala Associated Advocates

Membership:  Class of 2010 (Uwepo)


David is a seasoned lawyer with 20 years of professional experience in legal advisory and consulting in East Africa. He is currently the Chairman and Senior Partner at Dentons. Prior to this, he was a Managing Partner at Kampala Associated Advocates (KAA) where he was the Head of Corporate and Finance Practice, in charge of commercial law advisory services.

Prior to joining KAA, David was Legal Services Manager at PricewaterhouseCoopers, Uganda. In this role, he provided tax and legal advisory services to PricewaterhouseCoopers and its clients.

David also worked with Dfcu Group as a Senior Legal Executive, deputizing the Group Head of Legal Services and Corporation Board Secretary. David’s work goes beyond borders with his extensive experience in the region, especially in Tanzania and Kenya, in corporate practice, financial services and banking.

He currently plays well-respected roles as to the operation of well established highly regarded companies in the banking sector where he has acted as engagement leader for several syndicated facilities for some of the top banks and other corporate. He is a member of The Uganda Law Society (ULS), East African Society (EALS) and The Institute of Corporate Governance of Uganda (ICGU)

Previously, Peter was the CEO of Metropolitan Heath Group, a South African Health insurance group and was Managing Director of AAR Health Services Tanzania. He has also set up other businesses namely Absolute Security ltd where he is the Founder and anchor shareholder and Redwood Capital, a private equity fund with a concentration in the technology industry, where he has 100 per cent ownership. He owns and manages Pine Creek Records and is the immediate former Director of National squads in the Kenya Rugby Union Mr Peter Nduati supports AIESEC (an organization for students interested in commerce and business) and is the immediate former chair of the board of Daystar University’s local chapter. He had held that position for 19 years.

He won the Kenya Alumni Association in 2002 and was shortlisted nominee of the Global alumni of the year 2007. He holds a master’s degree in Economics and Insurance and is a chartered insurer with over 20 years experience in the Kenyan Insurance Industry.

He is currently involved in his doctorate program focusing on Entrepreneurship in Kenya




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