Jacqueline Muna Musiitwa

Founder and Managing Partner, Hoja Law Group

Jacqueline Muna Musiitwa, Esq. is the Founder and Managing Partner of Hoja Law Group, a boutique legal consultancy that represents clients in corporate governance, commercial and public law matters. Hoja Law Group has strong expertise in regulatory compliance in financial services, telecommunications and the energy sectors. Jacqueline served as Legal Counsel and Assistant to the CEO and President of the Eastern and Southern African Trade and Development Bank (PTA Bank). She was also an advisor to the Director General of the World Trade Organization on matters of trade, economic integration and global governance and the Rwandan Government on matters related to trade, investment and energy. 

She is a member of the Monetary Policy Advisory Committee, the Board of Bank of Zambia (the Central Bank of Zambia), and has served on the boards of other financial institutions in Africa. She is also a board member of Crisis Action, an international non-profit aimed at protecting civilians from armed conflict.

Jacqueline has been an Adjunct Professor of Law at universities in the United States and Rwanda. She frequently speaks at conferences and opines in the media on matters related to economic development, trade and governance.  

She was a Young Global Leader 2011 (World Economic Forum), an Archbishop Desmond Tutu Fellow 2011 (African Leadership Institute), the 2012 Mo Ibrahim Foundation Leadership Fellow, and a 2014 New Voices Fellow (Aspen Institute). Jacqueline holds a Bachelor of Arts from Davidson College and a Juris Doctor from the University of Melbourne.