Agnes Tibayeyita Isharaza has joined the National Social Security Fund (NSSF) as head of legal services.
Her appointment was made by the minister of Finance, Matia Kasaija, whose ministry oversees the fund.
She replaces Richard Wejuli Wabwire, who was appointed High Court Judge in February.
Kasaija said in a Wednesday statement that Isharaza was appointed on recommendation of the NSSF board and she commences work on April 1.
Isharaza has been corporation secretary at DFCU, where she has worked for a number of years.
She is the latest high ranking official to leave the bank after Juma Kisaame, the former executive director left last year.
Isharaza holds a Bachelor of Laws Degree from Makerere University, a post graduate diploma, legal practice from Law Development Centre and an Executive MBA from Eastern and Southern African Management Institute (Esami).
She has previously served as the chairperson of the legal and regulatory affairs committee of Uganda Bankers’ Association.