Albert Otete

PhD, MBA, B.Com, CPA (K), CPA (U), CPA (R), CISA®, CISM®, CGEIT®

About Dr Otete

Dr Otete is a Certified Public Accountant with 30 years of experience in audit assurance, technology and business consulting.  He is a founding partner at J. Samuel Richards® & Associates, headquartered in Kampala, Uganda. 

He has worked with international firms like PwC, KPMG and Standard Bank. He has actively participated in the Committees of the Uganda accountancy regulator; among others, professional standards, research, education, finance and planning.

Dr Otete is a founding member of the insolvency practice association in Uganda. He has contributed educative articles in accountancy journals and magazines in Uganda, Kenya and Rwanda. He is an independent non-executive board member in a financial institution and a Government authority. Furthermore, he is an independent advisor on a couple of boards, particularly audit and risk.

Published Work

Past Experience

Standard Bank Africa
Senior Manager, Strategic IT Assurance

Stanbic Bank Uganda
Chief Audit Executive

KPMG Uganda
Audit Manager

PwC Uganda
Audit Manager


Swiss School of Management
PhD Business Administration

Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda

Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA®)

Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya

Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Rwanda

Certified Information Security Manager (CISM®)

Certified in Governance of Enterprise IT (CGEIT®)


  • Auditing
  • Taxation 
  • Valuations
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Strategy
  • Consequential loss claims
  • Insolvency
  • IT Assurance