PRAU president Cynthia Mpanga was recently elected to the distinguished Board of Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU) that’s chaired by Mr. Patrick Bitature and composed of a strong team of different Sector representatives who include Dr. Ian Clarke, Mrs Anne Mulindwa, Hon. Elly Karuhanga, Mr. Mathias Katamba, Mr. Gideon Badagawa among others.
This was during PSFU’s 20th PSFU Annual General Meeting held at Protea Hotel on Thursday December 8, 2016. She has been elected under the mandate of her Presidency of the Public Relations Association of Uganda (PRAU).The highly contested elective position on the Board of PSFU will represent the entire sector of Professional Organizations.
Cynthia is currently the Country Brand and Marketing Manager for Standard Chartered Bank Uganda, serves on the UN Global Compact Uganda chapter steering committee and is a Board member for an NGO called Educate! Cynthia has over 12 years work experience in; investor relations, product development, corporate communications, motivational speaking, Marketing, Strategy, Planning, event Management, Media Relations, Social Media management, project management, Community investment, Crisis management, brand and reputation management.
PRAU is one of over 25 professional Association members of PSFU having joined in 2004 and it’s a great honour that PRAU got a seat to represent the views and interests of all the other professional Associations/bodies on this Board. PSFU has served as a focal point for private sector advocacy as well as capacity building and continues to sustain a positive policy dialogue with Government on behalf of the private sector. PSFU was founded in 1995.Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU) is Uganda’s apex body for the private sector. It is made up of over 190 business associations, corporate bodies and the major public sector agencies that support private sector growth.
The Public Relations Association of Uganda (PRAU) was established in 1976 and is the umbrella body of all private and public PR professionals, communication specialists, brand managers, mass communication & other related disciplines’ student in Uganda. It is affiliated to other regional and global public relations bodies such as the Eastern African Public Relations Association (EAPRA), the Africa Public Relations Associations (APRA) and the International Public Relations Association (IPRA).