Arabian & African Hospitality
Investment Conference

20-22 September 2021 | Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai, U.A.E

Speaker profile

Amos Wekesa

Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Great Lakes Safaris Ltd.


Amos Wekesa, Founder and CEO of Great Lakes Safaris Ltd. and Uganda Lodges Ltd, comes from an inspiring and humble background that reflects the person he is today. He has been promoting Uganda for over 20 years and is privileged to have seen a lot of changes in Uganda and East Africa as a whole. Amos is a well-known advocate for social and economic development through tourism initiatives. He is frequently invited as a key note speaker at international and national conferences and events on topics ranging from economic investment, sustainable tourism, entrepreneurship and youth development. He currently sits as the Chairman of the Presidential Investment Round Table – Tourism Technical Working Group (Phase V & VI). He has addressed the United Nations General Assembly in New York on Entrepreneurship for Development and has been featured on CNN’s accredited and renowned African Voices. He was awarded with a Titan Regional Award and Continental Award in Leisure and Tourism for his success in promoting local tourism in Uganda. Amos continues to be a leading consultant on all matters tourism and an ambassador not just for Great Lakes Safaris and Uganda Lodges but for Uganda as a country.